Rachel Carson and her book that changed the world

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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.
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9780823423705
9780823430741
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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. She wrote Silent Spring, the book that woke people up to the harmful impact humans were having on our planet. Silent Spring was first published in 1962. Winner of the award for Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K-12 for 2013, a cooperative project of the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) and the Children's Book Council.

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subject_facet Biologists -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature, Carson, Rachel, -- 1907-1964 -- Juvenile literature, Carson, Rachel, -- 1907-1964. -- Silent spring, Environmentalists -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
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title_full Rachel Carson and Her Book That Changed the World, Rachel Carson and her book that changed the world / by Laurie Lawlor ; illustrations by Laura Beingessner
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