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Rachel Carson: Preserving a Sense of Wonder

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Winner of Learning magazine’s Teacher’s Choice Award

From a small town in Pennsylvania came a little girl who saw the magic in spring fog and heard the ocean’s song in her heart. This was the girl who one day would become the groundbreaking author of Silent Spring. In this engaging biography, now updated, young readers will experience the enchantment of nature as seen through the eyes of the budding naturalist, while learning about her childhood, her accomplishments, and her passion for nature. Combining Thomas Locker’s majestic artwork with Joseph Bruchac’s poetic text, Rachel Carson offers an educational and inspiring account of her life. Includes excerpts from Carson’s work and a timeline of major events.

Joseph Bruchac, co-author of The Keepers of the Earth series, is a nationally acclaimed Native American storyteller and writer who has authored more than seventy books of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry for adults and children. He lives in upstate New York.

Thomas Locker has illustrated more than thirty books, many of which he has written, including Skytree, Walking with Henry, John Muir, and Hudson: The Story of a River. His books have received many awards, including the Christopher Award, the Knickerbocker Lifetime Achievement Award, the John Burroughs Award, and The New York Times Award for best illustration.

Synopsis:

The award-winning biography of the famous naturalist, now updated.

About the Author

Joseph Bruchac, coauthor of The Keepers of the Earth series, is a nationally acclaimed Native American storyteller and writer who has authored more than 70 books of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry for adults and children. He lives in upstate New York.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781555916954
Author:
Locker, Thomas
Publisher:
Fulcrum Group
Author:
Bruchac, Joseph
Subject:
Science & Nature - Environmental Conservation & Protection
Subject:
Environmental Conservation & Protection
Subject:
Children s Nonfiction-Environmental Studies
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Images of Conservationists
Publication Date:
20090531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from P up to 5
Language:
English
Illustrations:
14 Color illustrations
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
8.5 x 11 x 0.2 in 6 oz
Age Level:
08-12

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