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Author Rusch, Elizabeth, author.

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

Publication Info. Watertown, MA : Charlesbridge, [2019]


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 GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction    j 92 Molina,M RUS    Available
 GDL Montrose Library Children's Non-fiction    j 92 Molina,M RUS    Available
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Description 40 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
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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. -- From dust jacket.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 40).
Subject Molina, Mario J. -- Juvenile literature.
Chemists -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Nobel Prize winners -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Ozone layer depletion -- Juvenile literature.
Atmospheric ozone -- Juvenile literature.
Air -- Pollution -- Juvenile literature.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Picture books.
Informational works.
Added Author Martínez, Teresa, 1980- illustrator.
ISBN 9781580895811 (reinforced for library use)
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