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Rachel Carson, voice for the earth

Author: Ginger Wadsworth
Publisher: Minneapolis : Lerner Publications, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes the life and work of the biologist and writer who helped initiate the environmental movement. The life and work of the biologist and writer best known as the author of Silent Spring. Best Books for Children, 6th ed. The life and work of the conservationist and author, best known for Silent Spring. Bowker Authored Title code. The chapters in this book are arranged to present information in chronological  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Rachel Carson; Rachel Carson; Rachel Carson
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ginger Wadsworth
ISBN: 0822549077 9780822549079
OCLC Number: 22731886
Description: 128 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: 1907-1919 --
1919-1929 --
1929-1940 --
1941-1945 --
1945-1951 --
1952-1953 --
1954-1957 --
1957-1958 --
1958-1962 --
1962-1964 --
Epilogue --
Conservation organizations --
Sources --
Bibliography --
Index.
Responsibility: Ginger Wadsworth.

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Describes the life and work of the biologist and writer who helped initiate the environmental movement. The life and work of the biologist and writer best known as the author of Silent Spring. Best Books for Children, 6th ed. The life and work of the conservationist and author, best known for Silent Spring. Bowker Authored Title code. The chapters in this book are arranged to present information in chronological order (Chapter One: 1907-1919, Chapter Two: 1919-1929, etc.) This could be useful to students who are researching just one aspect of Rachel Carson's life. The text is well written, making excellent use of quotations, and there is a list of conservation organizations & their addresses. Bibliography and index.

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