|By (author):||Roth Sisson, Stephanie|
|Subject:||JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / General|
|JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Science & Technology|
|JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Environmental Conservation & Protection|
|Publisher:||Roaring Brook Press|
|Size:||8.50in x 11.00in|
|From The Publisher*|
From the creator ofStar Stuff comes a picture book biography of Rachel Carson, the iconic environmentalist who fought to keep the sounds of nature from going silent.
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, courageously speaking truth to an often hostile world through her book, and ultimately paving the way for the modern environmental movement.
|Review Quote*||Star Stuff: Carl Sagan and the Mysteries of the Cosmos "Out-of-this-world picture book biography." - The Horn Book, starred review "A gorgeous, informative offering for biography and science collections." - School Library Journal, starred review "Both friendly and inspiring-just like its subject." - Kirkus Reviews, starred review|
|Biographical Note||Stephanie Roth Sisson is an artist who has illustrated many books for children, includingStar Stuff, a picture book biography of Carl Sagan. She divides her time between Mauritius, Africa, and Sarasota, Florida.|