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Who Was Rachel Carson?
by Sarah Fabiny and Dede Putra


Overview - Though she grew up in rural Pennsylvania, Rachel Carson dreamed of the sea. In 1936 she began work with the Bureau of Fisheries and soon after published Under the Sea Wind , her first of many nature books. Her 1962 bestseller, Silent Spring , sent shockwaves through the country and warned of the dangers of DDT and other pesticides.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Though she grew up in rural Pennsylvania, Rachel Carson dreamed of the sea. In 1936 she began work with the Bureau of Fisheries and soon after published Under the Sea Wind, her first of many nature books. Her 1962 bestseller, Silent Spring, sent shockwaves through the country and warned of the dangers of DDT and other pesticides. A pioneering environmentalist, Rachel Carson helped awaken the global consciousness for conservation and preservation.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780448479590
  • ISBN-10: 0448479591
  • Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap
  • Publish Date: October 2014
  • Page Count: 105
  • Reading Level: Ages 8-12
  • Dimensions: 7.5 x 5.2 x 0.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25 pounds

Series: Who Was...?

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Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > Biography & Autobiography - Science & Technology
Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > Biography & Autobiography - Women
Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > Science & Nature - Environmental Conservation & Protection

 
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