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The Resource Mario and the hole in the sky : how a chemist saved our planet, Elizabeth Rusch ; illustrated by Teresa Martinez

Mario and the hole in the sky : how a chemist saved our planet, Elizabeth Rusch ; illustrated by Teresa Martinez

Label
Mario and the hole in the sky : how a chemist saved our planet
Title
Mario and the hole in the sky
Title remainder
how a chemist saved our planet
Statement of responsibility
Elizabeth Rusch ; illustrated by Teresa Martinez
Title variation
Mario & the hole in the sky
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
How did a boy from Mexico City become a Nobel Prize-winning chemist who saved our planet? Eight-year-old Mario wanted to learn all he could about chemistry. He examined everything - from rotten lettuce to toothpaste - under a microscope. As an adult, Mario continued studying chemistry - and discovered something scary. CFCs, used in millions of refrigerators and spray cans, were destroying the earth's protective ozone layer. Withough ozone, deadly solar radiation would bombard our planet. Mario had to warn the world - and quickly. This is the true story of Mario Molina, the Mexican American chemist who brought the world back from the brink of environmental catastrophe. His inspiring story offers hope in the face of today's battle against global warming. --
Storyline
Writing style
Illustration
Award
  • Golden Kite Award for Nonfiction, 2020.
  • Jefferson Cup Award: Young Readers, 2020.
  • Notable Books for a Global Society, 2020.
  • Science Books and Films Prize for Excellence in Science Books, Children's Science Picture Book, 2021.
Assigning source
From dust jacket
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10825305
Cataloging source
NJQ/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rusch, Elizabeth
Dewey number
  • 363.738/75
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • 730L
  • Sentence length: 2 (easy)
  • Word frequency: 1 (very easy)
Intended audience source
  • Lexile
  • Lexile
Interest level
LG
LC call number
QD22.M665
LC item number
R87 2019
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 1
  • 4
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
5.4
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1980-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Martínez, Teresa
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated reader
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Molina, Mario J.
  • Molina, Mario J
  • Chemists
  • Nobel Prize winners
  • Ozone layer depletion
  • Atmospheric ozone
  • Air
  • Chemists
  • Nobel Prize winners
  • Ozone layer depletion
  • Atmospheric ozone
  • Air
  • Nobel Prize winners
  • Ozone
  • Chemists
  • Ozone layer
  • Ozone
  • Biography
Target audience
preschool
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
how a chemist saved our planet
Label
Mario and the hole in the sky : how a chemist saved our planet, Elizabeth Rusch ; illustrated by Teresa Martinez
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 40)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
40 pages
Isbn
9781580895811
Lccn
2015026828
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1047576842
  • (OCoLC)on1047576842
  • 650761
Label
Mario and the hole in the sky : how a chemist saved our planet, Elizabeth Rusch ; illustrated by Teresa Martinez
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 40)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
40 pages
Isbn
9781580895811
Lccn
2015026828
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1047576842
  • (OCoLC)on1047576842
  • 650761

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