Publisher description for Rachel : the story of Rachel Carson / written by Amy Ehrlich ; illustrator, Wendell Minor.

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Counter 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.

An epilogue sheds light on Rachel Carson's work and life.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Carson, Rachel, 1907-1964 Juvenile literature, Biologists United States Biography Juvenile literature, Environmentalists United States Biography Juvenile literature, Carson, Rachel, 1907-1964, Biologists, Environmentalists, Women Biography