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Rachel Carson: Author/Ecologist (Women in Science)

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These biographies explore the contributions of women to the sciences, detailing the paths that led these women to break gender barriers. Carson is called the mother of the modern ecological movement; she's credited with making the public aware of the dangers that industrial chemicals pose to the environment.
Hardcover, 118 pages
Published March 1st 2003 by Chelsea House Publications (first published January 2003)
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Dec 09, 2011 Kiwi rated it it was amazing
Hmm. I'm not sure my star-review can ever be trusted when it comes to a Rachel Carson book, because usually I'm so ecstatic to see her mentioned in *any* book that when I get to a book completely about her, my brain kicks into overdrive euphoria. I love the stories this one included. I'm also always a fan of real mentions of Dorothy Freeman and their later-in-life friendship, with its effect on Rachel's ability to keep going.

I mean, it isn't going to be an adult biography with All The Details ex
Nov 15, 2008 Dana rated it liked it
OK, so I found this little book in the youth section while I was waiting for Quinn to pick out some bug books. I have always been interested in Rachel Carson and her groundbreaking book Silent Spring. It is either considered a radical liberal book that creates unnecessary fear in people and rallies against the advances of science or the first book that really recognized the dangers of science unchecked and woke people up to the idea of protecting the environment. Either way, I have a renewed com ...more
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