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Spring After Spring

Spring After Spring

How Rachel Carson Inspired the Environmental Movement

Stephanie Roth Sisson

Roaring Brook Press


From Stephanie Roth Sisson, the creator of Star Stuff, comes a picture book biography of Rachel Carson, the iconic environmentalist who fought to keep the sounds of nature from going silent.

As a child, Rachel Carson lived by the rhythms of the natural world. Spring after spring, year after year, she observed how all living things are connected. And as an adult, Rachel watched and listened as the natural world she loved so much began to fall silent. Spring After Spring traces Rachel’s journey as scientist and writer, courageously speaking truth to an often hostile world through her book, and ultimately paving the way for the modern environmental movement.

Praise for Spring After Spring

An NSTA 2019 Outstanding Science Trade Books selection
An NSTA 2019 Best STEM Books selection
An NCSS and CBC 2019 Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People selection for Kindergarten to Second Grade readers

"The perfect choice to inspire young readers and listeners, with just the right amount of detail to inspire, entrance, and encourage further investigation." - Kirkus, Starred Review

"Sisson fashions a picture book that is laudably thorough and informative, and it’s a visual treat as well." - Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

A "brief, upbeat biography that introduces an important scientist and her work." - School Library Journal


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Stephanie Roth Sisson

Stephanie Roth Sisson is an artist who has illustrated many books for children, including Star Stuff, a picture book biography of Carl Sagan. She divides her time between Mauritius, Africa, and Sarasota, Florida.

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