|Ocean plastics problem (Max Axiom and the Society of Super Scientists)|
Author: Pagel-Hogan, Elizabeth
Plastic is everywhere . . . even in our oceans! But how did it get there, why does it matter, and what can we do about it? In this nonfiction graphic novel, Max Axiom and the Society of Super Scientists go on an exciting, fact-filled mission to find out.
|Accelerated Reader Information:|
Interest Level: MG
Reading Level: 4.80
Points: .5 Quiz: 512421
Full Text Reviews:
Booklist - 10/01/2021 Super scientist Max Axiom is back, but now he has the help of Lizzy and Nick Axiom. After responding to a call about a seagull tangled in fishing line, the team heads out to free the bird and educate readers on the problem of ocean plastics, from littering and single-use plastics to ocean garbage patches and microplastics. 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. Part of the Max Axiom and the Society of Super Scientists series (4 titles). - Copyright 2021 Booklist.