Picture of Amazing Champion of the Earth Rachel Carson

Amazing Champion of the Earth Rachel Carson

Series: Amazing Americans

By Mary Dodson Wade

Author Mary Dodson Wade explores Rachel Carson’s life in this biography for beginning readers. Learn how Carson wrote about the environment after her experiences working as a marine biologist. Her books still influence environmentalists today.

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Reviews

"Large type, captioned photographs, and simple sentences will make this book appealing to early/young readers or English language learners. But readers of all ages will find this book interesting and learn a bit more of this little-known American."

Science & Children, February 2010

"The Amazing Americans series offers diverse role models in interesting places to lure reluctant readers . . . Large type, captioned photographs, and simple sentences will make this book appealing to early/young readers or English language learners. But readers of all ages will find this book interesting and learn a bit more of this little-known America."

National Science Teachers Association Recommends Web site, posted August 11, 2009

". . . useful in introducing the idea of biography to young independent readers."

Catholic Library World, June 2010

"This series is perfect for second grade research on famous Americans."

Garland Independent School District, March 25, 2010

"This biography is directed toward younger readers, giving them a brief view of a less familiar figure in the field of science."

Richardson Independent School District, February 25, 2010

". . . stresses the impact words can have to effect change . . . a good introduction to the idea that writing can be powerful."

TriState Young Adult Book Review Committee, September 2009

"This series of biographies is simply written and good for younger readers . . . There is an easy to understand timeline of her life . . . The book would be a good addition to an elementary biography collection."

Denver Public Schools, January 4, 2010

"The writing is clear and understandable."

Arlington Independent School District, January 31, 2010

"This story of her life is written in an easy language for elementary readers . . . Along with the other 'Amazing Americans' books, this is a great resource for elementary classrooms and libraries."

Children's Literature

"The language is simple, both in sentence structure and vocabulary . . . these are fair nonfiction choices to have in a primary-grade reading corner or to use with slightly older ESL students."

School Library Journal, February 2010

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