2022 Los Angeles Times Book Festival Presents Springtime with Rachel Carson


Author Fantastic relationship with Rachel Carson – a great scientist and heroine in a fictional story

“Every Saturday during the school year, and every day during the summer holidays, my mother and I sold the produce we grew on our farm at our fruit stand on the island, including fruit and vegetables…” —”

—Dr. Barbara Ten Brink

LOS, CALIFORNIA, USA, April 12, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — Author Dr. Barbara ten Brink has published her book, Springtime with Rachel Carson. It’s about a chance encounter between Rachel Carson, one of the best scientists of the 20th century – a fictional character in our story begins a lifelong friendship, a passion for helping and protecting the environment, and love and the study of science. Miss Carson and our heroine, Louise, work together to identify problems plaguing Louise’s family farm, implement solutions, and develop a relationship of mutual admiration and respect. Louise has respected Miss Carson’s legacy through her choice of career and conservation practices on the farm.

“This book could serve well as a supplement to elementary school classroom studies of Rachel Carson and her work… All in all, this small volume could be a memorable read for children interested in exploring how individuals can respond responsibly to the natural world.
Using historical fiction as a tool, the author brings one of the most important figures in the history of ecology to life for young readers. —Kate Robinson, US Review of Books.

Dr. Barbara ten Brink is a 49-year-old science educator. Her novel, Springtime with Rachel Carson, is the culmination of her science education and her love of nature. She served as director of the Austin Regional Science Fair, which served as a model for the Science Book Fair. The City of Austin presented Dr. ten Brink with the Distinguished Service Award. She received the Conservator of the Colorado River Award which she shared with Lady Bird Johnson posthumously. She is a Fellow of the Texas Academy of Sciences.

Springtime with Rachel Carson
Written by: Dr. Barbara ten Brink
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