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  • Published: 1 May 1989
  • ISBN: 9780140322422
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 80
  • RRP: $9.99

Rachel Carson

Pioneer of Ecology



Rachel Carson—scientist, author, and environmentalist

Rachel Carson was always fascinated by the ocean. As a child, she dreamed of it and longed to see it. As a young woman, she felt torn between her love for nature and her desire to pursue a writing career. Then she found a way to combine both. Rachel had a talent for writing and talking about science in a way that everyone could understand and enjoy. With her controversial book, Silent Spring, Rachel Carson changed the way we look at our planet.Contains black-and-white illustrations.“Kudlinski has admirably captured the driving force of spirit of a shy but courageous woman in a succinct, respectful approach.”—Booklist

About the Women of Our Time series:International in scope, the Women of Our Time series of biographies cover a wide range of personalities in a variety fields. More than a history lesson, these books offer carefully documented life stories that will inform, inspire, and engage.

  • Published: 1 May 1989
  • ISBN: 9780140322422
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 80
  • RRP: $9.99

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Praise for Rachel Carson

“Kudlinski has admirably captured the driving force of spirit of a shy but courageous woman in a succinct, respectful approach.” —Booklist

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