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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

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

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

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Bertagna, Julie

Summary: An introduction to the life and achievements of the environmentalist describes his boyhood in Scotland, his global explorations, and his role in inspiring important conservation movements.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yosemite Conservancy 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 921 MUI

Winter, Jeanette

Summary: Presents the work of Greta Thunberg, a Swedish teenager and environmental activist who started the student movement to combat climate change and led a worldwide children's march to challenge world leaders to act on the issue.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beach Lane Books 2019

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Gessner, David

Summary: Archetypal wild man Edward Abbey and proper, dedicated Wallace Stegner left their footprints all over the western landscape. Gessner follows the ghosts of these two remarkable writer-environmentalists--from Stegner's birthplace in Saskatchewan to the site of Abbey's pilgrimages to Arches--braiding their stories and asking how they speak to the lives of all those who care about the West. What is...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2015

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 978 GES

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

Chandler, Gary.

Summary: Focuses on some of the innovative environmental programs that kids have founded and run.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Twenty-First Century Books 1996

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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

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

Ketcham, Christopher

Summary: "The public lands of the western United States comprise some 450 million acres of grassland, steppe land, canyons, forests, and mountains. It's an American commons, and it is under assault as never before. Journalist Christopher Ketcham has been documenting the confluence of commercial exploitation and governmental misconduct in this region for over a decade. His revelatory book takes the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 333.73 KET

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

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

Wilson, Janet

Summary: Tells the story of Severn Cullis-Suzuki, a young Canadian girl who, after visiting the Amazon and seeing the horrors of deforestation, decided to start an environmental organization and travel to the Earth Summit in Brazil to spread her message.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Second Story Press 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 363.7 WIL

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

Kennedy, Robert Francis

Summary: The son and namesake of Robert F. Kennedy shares memories from his turbulent childhood, the lessons he learned from family mentors, and finding his calling as a passionate environmental activist.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Luxe, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2018

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 KENNEDY, ROBERT F., JR. KEN

McDaniel, Jequita Potts

Summary: Introduces Mardy Murie's life of wilderness preservation, which included helping to create Grand Teton National Park and the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, and encourages caring for the land and the trees and the air, as Mardy Murie did.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Taylor Trade 2010

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction McDaniel 2010

Prévot, Franck

Summary: Recounts the life and accomplishments of the environmentalist and Nobel Peace Prize winner.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2015

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

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

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

Summary: "[This program] looks back to the dawn and development of the modern environmental movement -- from its post-war rustlings in the 1950s and the 1962 publication of Rachel Carson's incendiary bestseller 'Silent Spring' to the first wildly successful 1970 Earth Day celebration and the subsequent firestorm of political action."--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by PBS Distribution 2010

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF EAR

Riley, Glenda

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Nebraska Press 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 333.72 RIL

Summary: In 1971, a group of friends sailed into a nuclear test zone in a protest that would capture the public's imagination. That handful of individuals would go on to become the international environmental organization Greenpeace. Comprised of rare archival footage and interviews with former Greenpeace members, How to change the world recounts Greenpeace's early days under the pioneering helm of its...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC HOW

Gessner, David

Summary: "Archetypal wild man Edward Abbey and proper, dedicated Wallace Stegner left their footprints all over the western landscape. Now, ... nature writer David Gessner follows the ghosts of these two remarkable writer-environmentalists from Stegner's birthplace in Saskatchewan to the site of Abbey's pilgrimages to Arches National Park in Utah, braiding their stories and asking how they speak to the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 978 GES

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

McKibben, Bill.

Summary: "Bill McKibben is not a person you'd expect to find handcuffed in the city jail in Washington, D.C. But that's where he spent three days in the summer of 2011, after leading the largest civil disobedience in thirty years to protest the Keystone XL pipeline. A few months later the protesters would see their efforts rewarded when President Obama agreed to put the project on hold. And yet McKibben...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.7 MCK

Brockovich, Erin.

Summary: Ten years ago, a pregnant seventeen-year-old, Angela Joy Palladino, fled her hometown, Scotia, West Virginia, as a pariah. Over time, AJ succeeded in establishing herself as an environmental activist, only to be forced to retreat from the spotlight in the wake of a crushing media disaster. Upon arriving in Scotia, AJ learns of the sudden death of the lawyer who hired her. Soon after joining...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media, Inc. 2011

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC BRO

Brockovich, Erin.

Summary: As a single mom of a special-needs boy, Angela is happy for any work she can get, even if it means returning to the West Virginia hometown she left in disgrace. But when her new boss turns up dead, Angela discovers that her own secrets aren't the only ones her mountain hometown has kept buried.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway Digital Audio 2011

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