This is an illustrated biography of Rachel Carson’s life. All her life she was curious and determined to make a difference in the world. She was a seeker of truth and wanted to find out about our world through science. She found many adventurous ways to study nature. She made remarkable connections within the web of life. She saw how the bird population was being affected by the insecticides. She noticed disturbing trends in the natural environment, such as the endangered bird populations, while doing hands-on science work where only a few women ventured. Through her work and her writing she proved that ordinary people can make a difference in calling attention to man-made problems on our planet.