Rachel Carson achieved many things that make her a hero . . .

  She was a founder of the environmental movement.

"She wrote Silent Spring to warn people about the poison sprays."
            -- Valerie
She wrote many 

Under the Sea Wind (1941)

The Sea Around Us (1951)

The Edge of the Sea (1955)

Silent Spring (1962)

She received many awards for her work:

Rachel won several awards for The Sea Around Us, including the
           National Book Award and the John Burroughs Medal

Under the Sea Wind and The Sea Around Us were bestsellers.

Rachel received many honorary degrees from universities.

She was the second woman to be elected to the National Institute of
         Arts and Letters.

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