|Global water crisis (Max Axiom And The Society Of Super Scientists)|
Author: Turner, Myra Faye
More than 70 percent of Earth is covered in water. Yet only about 3 percent of it is freshwater that people can use. Every year, parts of the world suffer through severe droughts, and millions of people don't have easy access to clean drinking water. Why is there a shortage of clean and healthy water? In this nonfiction graphic novel, Max Axiom and the Society of Super Scientists travel around the world to learn the reasons behind the global water crisis. In graphic novel format.
|Accelerated Reader Information:|
Interest Level: MG
Reading Level: 4.50
Points: .5 Quiz: 514089
School Library Journal (04/01/22)
Full Text Reviews:
School Library Journal - 04/01/2022 Gr 4–6—Fans of Max Axiom's previous books will be pleased to see this series take on topics of international interest, such as climate change and pandemics. The graphic novel format captures the details as Max and his team investigate the causes and possible solutions to problems such as food scarcity or water shortages. Maps and diagrams are incorporated into the illustrations. Sidebars link the topic to recent events, such as the water crisis in Flint, MI, or the statistics on how contagious various pandemics have been through the years. Back matter includes a page of additional information about the topic, a list of suggested websites and further reading, and a glossary. VERDICT A series that is sure to be in high demand by science enthusiasts and graphic novel fans. - Copyright 2022 Publishers Weekly, Library Journal and/or School Library Journal used with permission.
Booklist - 05/15/2022 In the Max Axiom and the Society of Super Scientists series (4 new titles)—a subset of the long-running Max Axiom informational graphic novels—Max, a superhero-like scientist, joins forces with younger Lizzy and Nick (all three of whom have brown skin) and Spark the dog to investigate global scientific and environmental issues. Each volume starts with a dilemma that challenges the friends to research the science behind it and come up with possible solutions. Digitally rendered, action-packed scenes range from covering the scientists' work in the field to showing them gathering data in the lab, while colorful charts and graphs extend the science. Max and his team explore a water-treatment plant and discover how environmental factors are causing water scarcity around the world in Global Water Crisis. A round-up of related facts concludes each book in this engaging and accessible series. - Copyright 2022 Booklist.