Scientists Saving the Earth

Age Level: 10–up  Grade Level: 5–up

This unique series profiles the lives of important scientists whose work in a particular field has helped to save endangered animals and the environment. Each biography includes over 100 pages of well-researched information about a scientist’s life and ways their work remains of vital importance today.

  • Chronicles the lives and works of great scientists
  • Over 100 page biographies are excellent for book reports
  • Detailed information about at-risk animals and environments
  • Supports the Science and History/Social Studies curricula
  • 6 1/2” x 9 1/4”
  • 112pp.
  • Illus. with color photographs and illustrations
  • Contains report links, a time line, a career feature, a glossary, chapter notes, a further reading list, and an index
  • Fall 2009
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Who on Earth is Aldo Leopold?

Who on Earth is Aldo Leopold?

Father of Wildlife Ecology

Glenn Scherer and Marty Fletcher
Aldo Leopold was an American ecologist, forester, and environmentalist. He helped create the world’s first designated wilderness area. He was also influential in the development of modern environmental ethics and in the movement for wilderness preservation...Read More

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ISBN: 978-1-59845-115-3
Binding: Library Ed.
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Who on Earth is Archie Carr?

Who on Earth is Archie Carr?

Protector of Sea Turtles

Christine Webster
Considered the world's leading authority on sea turtles, Archie Carr was also well known for his eloquent books on nature and for his influential work in the protection and preservation of the natural world...Read More

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ISBN: 978-1-59845-120-7
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Who on Earth is Dian Fossey?

Who on Earth is Dian Fossey?

Defender of the Mountain Gorillas

Jill Menkes Kushner
Dian Fossey dedicated herself to the preservation of African mountain gorillas, a cause that would eventually claim her life. Author Jill Menkes Kushner has written this biography exploring the life and work of Dian Fossey, a pioneering mountain gorilla researcher...Read More

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ISBN: 978-1-59845-117-7
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Who on Earth is Jane Goodall?

Who on Earth is Jane Goodall?

Champion for the Chimpanzees

Victoria Guidi
Jane Goodall is considered the world's foremost authority on chimpanzees, having closely observed their behavior in the jungles of the Gombe Game Reserve in Africa since 1960. This biography explores the life and work of Jane Goodall whose research tranformed how chimpanzees as a species are understood...Read More

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ISBN: 978-1-59845-119-1
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Who on Earth is Rachel Carson?

Who on Earth is Rachel Carson?

Mother of the Environmental Movement

Glenn Scherer and Marty Fletcher
Bold. Pioneering. These adjectives describe Rachel Carson who is one of the most important figures of the twentieth-century enviromental movement. The author of the book SILENT SPRING, Carson exposed the environmental harm done by pesticides and helped lead to restrictions on their use...Read More

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ISBN: 978-1-59845-116-0
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Who on Earth is Sylvia Earle?

Who on Earth is Sylvia Earle?

Undersea Explorer of the Ocean

Susan E. Reichard
Named TIME magazine’s first “hero for the planet”, Sylvia Alice Earle is a world-renown oceanographer. She was chief scientist for the U.S. NOAA from 1990-1992. In this biography, author Susan Reichard paints the life and work of Dr...Read More

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ISBN: 978-1-59845-118-4
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