Mario and the Hole in the Sky
How a Chemist Saved Our Planet
Coming November 5, 2019. Pre-order today!
We saved the planet once. We can do it again.
Growing up in Mexico City, Mario Molina was a curious boy who studied hidden worlds through a microscope. As a young man in California in the 1980s, he discovered that CFCs, used in millions of refrigerators and spray cans, were tearing a hole in the earth's protective ozone layer. Mario knew the world had to be warned–and quickly. Today, Mario is a Nobel laureate and a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom. His inspiring story shines a ray of hope on the fight against global warming.
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Author & Illustrator Bios:Elizabeth Rusch, author
Elizabeth Rusch is an award-winning children's book author and magazine writer. She writes both fiction and nonfiction in the areas of science, art, sports, waves, jokes, crayons, and mud — anything that catches her fancy. Her children's books include Volcano Rising, The Mighty Mars Rovers: The Incredible Adventures of Spirit and Opportunity, and For the Love of Music: The Remarkable Story of Maria Anna Mozart. She lives in Portland, Oregon.
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Teresa Martínez, illustrator
Teresa Martínez was born in Mexico. When she was young, she was very shy, and drawing helped her connect with other children at school. When she grew up, she studied graphic design and started illustrating picture books. Now Teresa lives in Puerto Vallarta, drawing for kids as she did during her school days, and that makes her happy.
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ISBN: 978-1-63289-857-9 EPUB
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Page count: 40
8 1/2 x 11
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