Ocean Plastics Problem: A Max Axiom Super Scientist Adventure
Elizabeth Pagel-Hogan (Author) Erik Doescher (Illustrator)
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DescriptionPlastic is everywhere . . . even in our oceans! But how did it get there, and why does it matter? In this nonfiction graphic novel, Max Axiom and the Society of Super Scientists are on a mission to find out. Using their superpowers and super-smarts, the team will break down this complex environmental issue into an exciting, fact-filled adventure so young readers can learn about the causes and effects of plastic pollution and discover steps we can all take to clean up Earth's waters.
August 01, 2021
7.1 X 9.2 X 0.3 inches | 0.55 pounds
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About the Author
Elizabeth Pagel-Hogan is an author and teacher from Pittsburgh, PA. She loves exploring history and science and has written over a dozen fiction and nonfiction books and graphic novels. Her books include The Science and Technology of Leonardo da Vinci and Animal Allies: 15 Amazing Women in Wildlife Research. Elizabeth lives with her family and pet schnoodle and loves board games, birding, and baking. She's a lifelong runner and avid community scientist.
Erik Doescher is a concept artist for Gearbox Software and a professional illustrator. He has freelanced with DC Comics for almost 20 years, in addition to many other licensed properties. He lives in Texas with his wife, five kids, two cats, and two fish.
Super scientist Max Axiom is back, but now he has the help of Lizzy and Nick Axiom. . . .Channeling Captain Planet, this engaging graphic presentation stars three Black science heroes and delves into its subject with verve. While Nick leads a beach cleanup, Max and Lizzy visit a scientist on a research ship to learn more about plastics and how people can help keep them out of the water. Question-driven dialogue results in conversational explanations that make this environmental topic extremely accessible.--Julia Smith "Booklist"