The last straw : kids vs. plastics / written by Susan Hood ; illustrated by Christiane Engel
Book | Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers | 2021 | First edition.

Additional actions:

Details

Edition
First edition.
Description
48 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Summary
This collection of brilliant, lyrical nonfiction poems with bright, colorful illustrations highlights the threat of plastic and the kids who are fighting for change to save our planet.
Contents
Introduction -- Fantastic plastic -- P is for peek-a-boo plastic -- A sea change -- Plastic for dinner? -- The great Pacific garbage patch -- Ban the bag -- Mr. Trash wheel -- The road back -- From bottles to buddies -- For the love of frogs -- Ode to the jellyfish -- What can a bottle be? -- The munching, crunching caterpillars -- Be straw free -- A shining light -- Stand up, speak up -- Join the crew -- Author's note -- Timeline -- Use this, not plastic -- Top ten ocean polluters -- Additional resources -- Acknowledgments.
Summary
Hood's poems highlight the threat of plastic and shows how it is hurting the health of our planet. You'll discover how scientists are using jellyfish snot and other methods to break down plastic pollution faster. Hood then introduces readers to young activists who are standing up and speaking out for change-- and inspires you to change the way you think about plastic! -- adapted from jacket
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages 42-45).
Audience
Ages 5 up.
Subject
Genre/Form
Added Author
Added Title
Kids vs. plastics
Kids v. plastics
Kids versus plastics
ISBN
9780062981394 (hardcover)
0062981390 (hardcover)
Extras
Back to top