Rachel Carson: Fighting Pesticides and Other Chemical Pollutants

Patricia Lantier (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778790556

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Rachel Carson was a marine writer, biologist, and ecologist whose work inspired millions to take seriously the danger that human activity poses to the environment. She both revealed the wonders of the natural world and exposed the sinister threat to that world posed by DDT and other pesticides.

Reading Level
Lexile
960L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
S
ATOS
7.0
DRA
50
Categories
Genre
Biographies Nature Science & Technology Social Issues
Interest Age
Ages 9-12 Ages 13+
Grade
5th Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade
Subject
Science Social Studies
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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