Rachel Carson and Her Book That Changed the World

Author: Lawlor, Laurie. Illus. by Laura Beingessner. 2012. 32p. Publisher: Holiday House. Gr.3-5.


At a time when few women worked as biologists, Rachel Carson counted deep-sea fish off Nova Scotia and tracked alligators in the Everglades before tackling the chemical industry with her groundbreaking work Silent Spring.




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bloomer.jpg The Amelia Bloomer Book List
The Amelia Bloomer Project, a committee of the Feminist Task Force of the Social Responsibilities Round Table, compiles the Amelia Bloomer List, an annual annotated book list (or bibliography) of well-written and well-illustrated books with significant feminist content, intended for young readers (ages birth through 18).
2013 - Selection(s)