Rachel Carson: Pioneer of Ecology

Rachel Carson: Pioneer of Ecology

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by Kathleen V. Kudlinski, Ted Lewin
     
 

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Rachel Carson—scientist, author, and environmentalist

Rachel Carson was always fascinated by the ocean. As a child, she dreamed of it and longed to see it. As a young woman, she felt torn between her love for nature and her desire to pursue a writing career. Then she found a way to combine both. Rachel had a talent for writing and talking about

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Rachel Carson—scientist, author, and environmentalist

Rachel Carson was always fascinated by the ocean. As a child, she dreamed of it and longed to see it. As a young woman, she felt torn between her love for nature and her desire to pursue a writing career. Then she found a way to combine both. Rachel had a talent for writing and talking about science in a way that everyone could understand and enjoy. With her controversial book, Silent Spring, Rachel Carson changed the way we look at our planet.
 
Contains black-and-white illustrations.
 
“Kudlinski has admirably captured the driving force of spirit of a shy but courageous woman in a succinct, respectful approach.”
—Booklist

About the Women of Our Time series:
International in scope, the Women of Our Time series of biographies cover a wide range of personalities in a variety fields. More than a history lesson, these books offer carefully documented life stories that will inform, inspire, and engage.

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“Kudlinski has admirably captured the driving force of spirit of a shy but courageous woman in a succinct, respectful approach.”
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ISBN-13:
9780140322422
Publisher:
Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date:
05/28/1989
Series:
Women of Our Time Series
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
64
Sales rank:
637,564
Product dimensions:
5.13(w) x 7.81(h) x 0.19(d)
Lexile:
770L (what's this?)
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

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“Kudlinski has admirably captured the driving force of spirit of a shy but courageous woman in a succinct, respectful approach.”
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