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Author Hood, Susan, 1954- author.
Title The last straw : kids vs. plastics / written by Susan Hood ; illustrated by Christiane Engel.
Pub Info New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2021]
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Edition First edition.
Descript 48 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
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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
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 42-45).
Audience Ages 5 up.
Subject Plastics -- Environmental aspects -- Juvenile literature.
Plastics -- Environmental aspects -- Juvenile poetry.
Plastic scrap -- Environmental aspects -- Juvenile literature.
Plastic scrap -- Environmental aspects -- Juvenile poetry.
Plastic marine debris -- Environmental aspects -- Juvenile literature.
Plastic marine debris -- Environmental aspects -- Juvenile poetry.
Recycling (Waste, etc.) -- Juvenile literature.
Recycling (Waste, etc.) -- Citizen participation -- Juvenile literature.
Environmental protection.
Children's poetry, American.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Environmental Conservation & Protection.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Recycling & Green Living.
Genre Didactic poetry.
Informational works.
Illustrated works.
Add Author Engel, Christiane (Illustrator), illustrator.
Alt Title Kids vs. plastics
Kids v. plastics
Kids versus plastics
ISBN 9780062981394
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