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Who on Earth is Sylvia Earle?

Undersea Explorer of the Ocean

Series: Scientists Saving the Earth

By Susan E. Reichard

Named TIME magazine’s first “hero for the planet”, Sylvia Alice Earle is a world-renown oceanographer. She was chief scientist for the U.S. NOAA from 1990-1992. In this biography, author Susan Reichard paints the life and work of Dr. Earle who expanded people's awarness of the importance of conserving our oceans and what we take out of them, demonstrating the interdependence of land and sea.

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Reviews

"The writing is clear and informative . . . An excellent addition to extend and to update all biography collections."

TriState Young Adult Book Review Committee, November 2009

". . . excellent for research projects."

Catholic Library World, June 2010

"The book contains a timeline of Earle's life, a glossary of terms, websites to explore, and a list of books by Earle. Numerous photographs of her throughout her life show her underwater with incredibly beautiful sea life."

National Science Teachers Association Recommends Web site, posted November 24, 2009

". . . informative biography. Youngsters with an interest in science will enjoy it."

Children's Literature

"The writing is clear and informative . . . All of the books do an excellent job of incorporating and documenting quotes and research from outside sources. Good choices for biography sections."

School Library Journal, January 2010

". . . readers will get a sense of the subjects' importance in their fields."

The Horn Book Guide, Spring 2010

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