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A Clean Sea: The Rachel Carson Story

A Biography for Young Children

by Carol Hilgartner Schlank

  • 16 Want to read
  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Cascade Pass, Inc. .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Children: Grades 2-3,
  • United States,
  • Carson, Rachel,,
  • Biography,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 4-8 Nonfiction,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Environmentalists,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Science & Technology,
  • Carson, Rachel,
  • 1907-1964,
  • Biologists

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsDavid A. Katz (Illustrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages38
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8679559M
    ISBN 101880599163
    ISBN 109781880599167
    OCLC/WorldCa31754020

    Under the Sea Wind: A Naturalist's Picture of Ocean Life () is the first book written by the American marine biologist Rachel Carson. Her book was published by Simon & Schuster in ; it received very good reviews, but sold : Rachel L. Carson. Rachel Carson. Rachel Carson was a world-renowned marine biologist, author and environmentalist who served as an aquatic biologist and editor-in-chief for the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service. She has been credited with launching the contemporary environmental movement and awakening the concern of Americans for the environment. Learn More.

      A book for the beach: The Sea Around Us by Rachel Carson For the reluctant but curious holidaymaker, this combination of science and scintillating prose provides fascinating insights into the Author: Billy Mills. When Rachel Carson's Silent Spring was published in , Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas and E. B. White of the New Yorker both compared the impact of the book to that of Uncle Tom's Cabin.

    Known best for her last book, Silent Spring, condemning the overuse of pesticides like DDT, Rachel Carson was an environmental goddess of the 20th century. Her poetic, sometimes sentimental, writing opened readers’ eyes to the wonders of the sea and engaged them in scientific complexities. Her book “Silent Spring”, published in , helped launch the environmental movement.   Her work helped ban the chemical DDT, contributed to the formation of the EPA, and ultimately, the Clean Air and Water Acts. Stream Rachel Carson’s documentary from PBS’s American Experience Check out Rachel Carson’s full bibliography.


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A Clean Sea: The Rachel Carson Story by Carol Hilgartner Schlank Download PDF EPUB FB2

A great little book that will provide children (and many adults) with insights about the significance and importance of Rachel Carson and her concerns for the sea and the environment.

She was the very best at conveying her knowledge of the natural world to others and in making them care for the the world we live in and the one our progeny will inherit/5(2). A Clean Sea: The Rachel Carson Story Paperback – March 1, by Carol Hilgartner Schlank (Author)/5(2).

The book shares her story from a young girl interested in nature and exploring writing, to becoming a marine biologist (rare for a woman in her day), and eventually an influential environmental author. While the book explores Rachel Carson's life, it also communicates environmental issues, and the importance of protecting our land and seas.4/5.

The Paperback of the A Clean Sea: The Rachel Carson Story by Carol Hilgartner Schlank, Carol Hilgartner Schlank, David Arthur Katz, Barbara Metzger | Due to COVID, orders may be delayed.

Thank you for your : Cascade Pass, Incorporated. Her book “launched the environmental movement; provoked the passage of the Clean Air Act the Clean Water Act and led to the establishment of the Environmental Protection Agency.” By drawing much of his story from the recollections of Rachel Carson’s friends and colleagues, the author presents a A Clean Sea: The Rachel Carson Story book portrait of a woman who was.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. A Clean Sea by Carol Hilgartner Schlank, Barbara Metzger,Cascade Pass edition, in English - 1st : The book, which grew from Carson's fascination with the seashore and the ocean as a result of vacations on the Atlantic coast, was well received.

The narrative told the story of the seashore, the open sea, and the sea bottom. Carson's important second book, The Sea Around Us, was published in Even more than her previous book, it was. Her second book, ‘The Sea Around Us’, was published in This book explored the origins and geological aspects of the sea and won the National Book Award.

Rachel began field research on the ecology and organisms of the Atlantic shore from and started writing – ‘The Edge of the Sea’, which focuses on life in coastal ecosystems. Rocks,Sand, and Surf: "The Edge of the Sea" is a fitting conclusion to Rachel Carson's so-called "Sea Trilogy" that started in with "Under the Sea Wind" and followed in with her famous "The Sea Around Us".

In this, her final installment, Carson again delves in the Nature of Life at the boundaries of sea /5. Get this from a library. A clean sea: the Rachel Carson story: a biography for young children.

[Carol Hilgartner Schlank; Barbara Metzger; David A Katz]. Lytle describes the genesis of her first book, Under the Sea-Wind, the incredible success of The Sea Around Us (a New York Times bestseller for over a year), and her determination to risk her fame in order to write her "poison book": Silent Spring.

The author contends that despite Carson's demure, lady-like demeanor, she was subversive in her thinking and aggressive in her campaign against pesticides. Silent Spring () Rachel Louise Carson ( – Ap ) was an American marine biologist, author, and conservationist whose book Silent Spring and other writings are credited with advancing the global environmental mater: Chatham University (BA), Johns Hopkins.

Get this from a library. A clean sea: the Rachel Carson story: a biography for young children. [Carol Hilgartner Schlank; Barbara Metzger; David A Katz] -- A biography of Rachel Carson for early readers, with five lesson plans and activities at the end.

Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for A Clean Sea: The Rachel Carson Story at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users. She came out with her first book ‘Under the Sea-Wind’.

During the research for her second book, a pesticide named DDT caught her attention and she read about the subject more deeply. She went on to publish many books and the most notable one was her last book ‘Silent Spring’.

Naturalist Rachel Carson was a pioneer in the attention she called to the sea and the natural life dependant upon its care. Here, she brings the reader to understand the fierce competitive struggle birds and fish endure for survival, from the coast into the sea.

Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for A Clean Sea: The Rachel Carson Story: A Biography for Young Children at Read honest and /5. Long before Carson wrote “Silent Spring,” her last book, published inshe was a celebrated writer: the scientist-poet of the sea.

“Undersea,” her breakout essay, appeared in The Atlantic in Author: Jill Lepore. The sea around us (A mentor book) by Carson, The Sea Around Us by Rachel Carson. You Searched For: spine and page edges.

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1 person. "Originally published inThe Sea Around Us is one of the most influential books ever written about the natural world. Rachel Carson's ability to combine scientific insight with poetic prose catapulted her book to the top of The New York Times best-seller list, where it remained for more than a year and a half.A Clean Sea: The Rachel Carson Story Rachel Carson, a marine biologist, was the world's first "environmentalist." In her book, The Silent Spring, she first warned the people of this planet that the pesticides were doing irreparable damage to the eco-system.

“The Sea Around Us” and “The Edge of the Sea” were so successful that, inthe New Yorker editor William Shawn could confidently ask Carson for Author: Joshua Rothman.