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Rachel : The Story of Rachel Carson

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Rachel Carson was always curious about the world around her. As a girl, she loved being outside, exploring and learning more about the universe. As an adult, Rachel wrote books, including Silent Spring, considered to be the start of today's environmental movement. An epilogue highlights on Rachel Carson's work and life.show more

Product details

  • 6-8
  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 210.82 x 279.4 x 5.08mm | 158.76g
  • Harcourt Children's Books
  • United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • full colour illustrations throughout
  • 0152063242
  • 9780152063245
  • 678,648

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"Will inspire future environmentalists."--Kirkus Reviewsshow more

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Rachel Carson was always curious about the world around her. As a girl, she loved being outside, always exploring and wanting to know more about the universe. As an adult, Rachel wrote books about what she loved--including Silent Spring, a book that changed the world. Amy Ehrlich's lucid and loving prose, complemented by Wendell Minor's luminous paintings, tells a memorable story of the power of the word, the power of the individual, and--most of all--the importance of following your heart. A select bibliography complements the text.show more

About Amy Ehrlich

* Amy Ehrlich's lucid and loving prose, complemented by Wendell Minor's luminous paintings, tells a memorable story of the power of the word, the power of the individual, and--most of all--the importance of following your heart.show more
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