Synopses & Reviews
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.
"Will inspire future environmentalists."--Kirkus Reviews
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.and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160; An epilogueand#160;highlights on Rachel Carson's work and life.
With lucid and loving prose complemented by luminous paintings, this picture book biography tells the memorable story of the childhood of Rachel Carson, a curious girl who grows up to become an environmental pioneer. Full color.
A powerful portrait of an environmental pioneer
About the Author
AMY EHRLICH has written and edited many books for children, including Joyride, an ALA Best Book of the Decade. She lives in Vermont.andnbsp;