Rachel Carson

Rachel Carson

Pioneer of Ecology

Format
Paperback
Price
$5.99
 
Additional Formats
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780140322422
  • 80 Pages
  • Puffin Books
  • 8-12 years

Overview

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.”
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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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Series

Women of Our Time
Johanna Hurwitz
David A. Adler
Susan Saunders
Kathleen V. Kudlinski
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