Rachel Carson and Her Book That Changed the World

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By Laurie Lawlor (Author), Laura Beingessner (Illustrator)

Synopsis: In celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of the publication of Silent Spring, here is a biography of the pioneering environmentalist. “Once you are aware of the wonder and beauty of earth, you will want to learn about it,” wrote Rachel Carson, the pioneering environmentalist. She wrote Silent Spring, the book that woke people up to the harmful impact humans were having on our planet.

Published: February 2012 | ISBN-13: 978-0823431939 | Ages: 4-8 years

Rachel Louise Carson was an American marine biologist and conservationist whose book Silent Spring and other writings are credited with advancing the global environmental movement. – Wikipedia

Author’s Homepage: http://www.laurielawlor.com

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