The Sea Around Us

Author: Rachel Carson
Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: 9781453214763
Release Date: 2011-03-29
Genre: Nature

National Book Award Winner and New York Times Bestseller: Explore earth’s most precious, mysterious resource—the ocean—with the author of Silent Spring. With more than one million copies sold, Rachel Carson’s The Sea Around Us became a cultural phenomenon when first published in 1951 and cemented Carson’s status as the preeminent natural history writer of her time. Her inspiring, intimate writing plumbs the depths of an enigmatic world—a place of hidden lands, islands newly risen from the earth’s crust, fish that pour through the water, and the unyielding, epic battle for survival. Firmly based in the scientific discoveries of the time, The Sea Around Us masterfully presents Carson’s commitment to a healthy planet and a fully realized sense of wonder. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Rachel Carson including rare photos and never-before-seen documents from the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library at Yale University.

Rachel Carson

Author: Arlene Rodda Quaratiello
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 0313323887
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

This work provides an up-to-date biography of Rachel Carson, a writer and scientist who greatly influenced the modern environmental movement.

Fishery Leaflet

Author: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
ISBN: CHI:098451651
Release Date: 1960
Genre: Fisheries

Earth science

Author: Walter R. Brown
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 039743748X
Release Date: 1977-01-01
Genre: Science

The Sense of Wonder

Author: Rachel Carson
Publisher: Harper Perennial
ISBN: 0060914505
Release Date: 1984
Genre: Nature study

Featuring stunning new photographs, many in color, and an updated design, this special reissue of Rachel Carson's award-winning classic--originally published by Harper & Row in 1965--encourages sharing the miracle of nature with children. Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.

Always Rachel

Author: Rachel Carson
Publisher: Beacon Press (MA)
ISBN: 0807070114
Release Date: 1996
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

The correspondence between Rachel Carson and her Maine summer neighbor offers insight into Carson's private life and her creative and political struggles

The Oxford Book of Modern Science Writing

Author: Richard Dawkins
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199216819
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Science

An anthology of diverse and inspiring pieces to browse and to treasure. It shows the many of the best scientists have displayed as much imagination and skill with the pen as in the laboratory.


Author: Dorrik A. V. Stow
ISBN: UVA:35007006341147
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Nature

The visual splendor of ocean life, combined with scientific information, is covered in an illustrated resource that offers the readers a variety of tools to better understand the world of the sea, its flora and fauna, its ecosystems, and its influence onw

A Child s Introduction to the Environment

Author: Michael Driscoll
Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal Pub
ISBN: 1579124291
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Discusses a variety of environmental sciences topics, including global warming, food chains, and desertification, along with a collection of experiments and conservation activities.