Rachel Carson combined her love of science and writing in her award-winning and controversial book Silent Spring. Revealing the dangers of pesticide use, it brought readers a new awareness of humankind’s contamination of the environment and ultimately led to the creation of the Environmental Protection Agency.
- Pages: 208 Pages
- Series: Up Close
- Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
- Imprint: Puffin Books
- ISBN: 9781440639142