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Fabiny, Sarah

Summary: Presents the life and accomplishments of the American biologist, whose influential work, "The Silent Spring," inspired worldwide conservation movements.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 CAR

Souder, William

Summary: Rachel Carson, founder of the modern environmental movement, began work on her seminal book Silent Spring in the late 1950s, when a dizzying array of synthetic pesticides had come into use. Leading this chemical onslaught was the insecticide DDT. Effective against crop pests as well as insects that transmitted human diseases such as typhus and malaria, DDT had at first appeared safe. But as its...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishing Group 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CARSON, RACHEL SOU

Summary: Often called the mother of the modern environmental movement, Rachel Carson rocked the world in 1962 with her book Silent Spring, which warned the American public of the impact of pesticides on the environment and unleashed an extraordinary national debate about science and safety. At the center of that firestorm stood Ms. Carson, a strong, intensely private woman who balanced her love of the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD RAC

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV RAC

Miller, Marie-Therese.

Summary: Profiles the life and career of the famed biologist whose work on the harmful effects of pesticides is credited with inspiring the modern environmental movement.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chelsea House 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 CAR

Ehrlich, Amy

Summary: 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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 CAR

Kudlinski, Kathleen V.

Summary: A biography of the scientist and writer whose book "Silent Spring" warned of the dangers of pesticides and launched a popular movement to control their use.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking Kestrel 1988

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 CAR

Swaby, Rachel

Summary: Aspiring scientists, young history enthusiasts, and children who enjoy learning about the world will be fascinated by these riveting snapshots--and parents who enjoyed the film Hidden Figures will find this to be the perfect extension. Covering important advancements made by women in fields such as biology, medicine, astronomy, and technology, author Rachel Swaby explains that people aren't...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yearling Books 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 SWA

Wiles, Deborah

Summary: One night after a storm, environmental activist Rachel Carson takes her nephew Roger out for a walk by the sea. Includes notes about Rachel Carson, the story, and bioluminescence.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Schwartz & Wade Books 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE WIL

Nielsen, Larry A.

Summary: "In 'Nature's Allies', Larry Nielsen profiles the lives of eight pioneers-- John Muir, Ding Darling, Aldo Leopold, Rachel Carson, Chico Mendes, Billy Frank Jr., Wangari Maathai, and Gro Harlem Brundtland-- all individuals from modest backgrounds who have influenced the course of conservation over the past century, showing us better ways to live in balance with nauture. Some famous and some...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Island Press 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 NIE

Barnet, Andrea

Summary: This is the story of four visionaries who profoundly shaped the world we live in today. Together, these women showed what one person speaking truth to power can do. With a keen eye for historical detail, Andrea Barnet traces the arc of each woman's career and explores how their work collectively changed the course of history. Consummate outsiders, each prevailed against powerful and mostly male...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 BAR

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 BAR

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 Barnet 2018

Holub, Joan

Summary: Learn all about big leaders who love and protect the Earth in this engaging and inspiring board book perfect for environmentalists-in-training! Now even the youngest readers can learn all about important people who help protect and take care of our Earth! Highlighting ten memorable environmentalists who paved the way, parents and little ones alike will love this discovery primer full of fun,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Simon, an imprint of Siman & Schuster Children's Publishing Division 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: BOARD HOL

Locker, Thomas

Summary: A biography of Rachel Carson, with some of her own memorable quotes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Fulcrum Pub. 2004

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 Carson

Summary: Witness the life of passionate biologist and environmentalist, Rachel Carson, and how she exposed the effects of the unregulated use of pesticides and herbicides by the federal government, and sparked a revolution in environmental policy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV SIL

Lynch, Jim

Summary: A mesmerizing, allegorical, and beautifully wrought first novel about one boy's fascination with the sea during the summer that will change his life. One moonlit night, thirteen-year-old Miles O'Malley slips out of his house, packs up his kayak and goes exploring on the flats of Puget Sound. But what begins as an ordinary hunt for starfish, snails, and clams is soon transformed by an...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury USA 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LYN

Musil, Robert K.

Summary: In Rachel Carson and her sisters, Robert K. Musil redefines the achievements and legacy of environmental pioneer and scientist Rachel Carson, linking her work to a wide network of American women activists and writers and introducing her to a new, contemporary audience. Rachel Carson was the first American to combine two longstanding, but separate strands of American environmentalism -- the love...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rutgers Univ Pr 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 508.092 MUS

Graham, Frank

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton-Mifflin 1970

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 632.95 GRA

Greene, Carol.

Summary: A biography of the biologist whose writings helped initiate the environmental movement.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Childrens Press 1992

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB CARSON GRE

Sisson, Stéphanie Roth

Summary: As a child, Rachel Carson lived by the rhythms of the natural world. Spring after spring, year after year, she observed how all living things are connected. And as an adult, Rachel watched and listened as the natural world she loved so much began to fall silent. Spring After Spring traces Rachel’s journey as scientist and writer, speaking truth to an often hostile world through her book, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Book Press 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 CAR

Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR
Call number: DVD 709 WOR

Summary: The development of the arts in Europe from the Middle Ages to the modern era is an astonishing record of cultural achievement, from the breathtaking architecture of Gothic cathedrals to the daring visual experiments of the Cubist painters. We all have our favorite artists, periods, or styles from this immensely rich tradition, but how many of us truly know the full sweep of European art? How...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 HIS
Call number: DVD 709 HIS

Atkins, Jeannine

Summary: Brief biographies of 6 woman naturalists from the 17th to 21st centuries: Maria Sibylla Merian, Anna Botsford Comstock, Frances Hamerstrom, Rachel Carson, Miriam Rothschild, and Jane Goodall.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dawn Publications 2000

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 920 Atkins

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