Nomination: Rachel Carson and Her Book That Changed the World

Lawlor, Laurie.  Rachel Carson and Her Book That Changed the World.  2012.  32 p.  Holiday House, $16.95.  (978-0-8234-2370-5).  Gr. 2-5.  [kr]

At a time when few women worked as biologists, Rachel Carson counted deep-sea fish off Nova Scotia and tracked alligators in the Everglades before tackling the chemical industry with her groundbreaking work Silent Spring.

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