Rachel Carson and Her Book That Changed the World (Hardcover)

By Laurie Lawlor, Laura Beingessner (Illustrator)

Holiday House, 9780823423705, 32pp.

Publication Date: February 1, 2012



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.