Rachel Carson

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Blackbirch Press/Thomson Gale, Mar 27, 2001 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 64 pages
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Before Rachel Carson published Silent Spring in 1962, few Americans knew what the word "ecology" meant or realized that deadly chemicals could threaten life. Carson was a great scientific writer whose pioneering work gave birth to the environmental consciousness we have today.

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George Shea's careful research for this book included intervGeorge Shea's careful research for this book included interviews with Tom Tate's son. Mr. Shea is the author of Amazing iews with Tom Tate's son. Mr. Shea is the author of Amazing Rescues and lives in Los Angeles.

Don Bolognese has illuRescues and lives in Los Angeles.

Don Bolognese has illustrated many notable children's books, including the I Can Rstrated many notable children's books, including the I Can Read books Wagon Wheels by Barbara Brenner and Buffalo Bill aead books Wagon Wheels by Barbara Brenner and Buffalo Bill and The Pony Express by Eleanor Coerr. He divides his time bend The Pony Express by Eleanor Coerr. He divides his time between Vermont and New York City. tween Vermont and New York City.

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