Rachel Carson and Her Book That Changed the World

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Rachel Carson and Her Book That Changed the World

By Laurie Lawlor; Laura Beingessner (Illustrator)

Holiday House, Hardcover, 9780823423705, 32pp.

Publication Date: February 1, 2012

Description
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.


About the Author
Laurie Lawlor has published more than thirty books for children and
young adults. "Magnificent Voyage: An American Adventurer on Captain James
Cook's Final Expedition" was a "VOYA" Nonfiction Honor Book called
"fascinating" by the "New York Times". "Helen Keller: Rebellious
Spirit" was named an American Library Association Notable Book and a Best
Book for Young Adults. "Shadow Catcher: The Life and Work of Edward S.
Curtis" won a Golden Kite Honor Award and the Carl Sandburg Award. Ms.
Lawlor lives in Evanston, Illinois.