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Who Was Rachel Carson?

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Though she grew up in rural Pennsylvania, Rachel Carson dreamed of the sea. In 1936 she began work with the Bureau of Fisheries and soon after published Under the Sea Wind, her first of many nature books. Her 1962 bestseller, Silent Spring, sent shockwaves through the country and warned of the dangers of DDT and other pesticides. A pioneering environmentalist, Rachel Carson helped awaken the global consciousness for conservation and preservation.

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Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group

Kindle Book

  • Release date: October 30, 2014

OverDrive Read

  • ISBN: 9780698187276
  • Release date: October 30, 2014

EPUB ebook

  • ISBN: 9780698187276
  • File size: 28722 KB
  • Release date: October 30, 2014

Formats

Kindle Book
OverDrive Read
EPUB ebook

Languages

English

Levels

ATOS Level:6.1
Lexile® Measure:930
Interest Level:4-8(MG)
Text Difficulty:4-6

Though she grew up in rural Pennsylvania, Rachel Carson dreamed of the sea. In 1936 she began work with the Bureau of Fisheries and soon after published Under the Sea Wind, her first of many nature books. Her 1962 bestseller, Silent Spring, sent shockwaves through the country and warned of the dangers of DDT and other pesticides. A pioneering environmentalist, Rachel Carson helped awaken the global consciousness for conservation and preservation.

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