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Plastic, ahoy! : investigating the great Pacific garbage patch

Author: Patricia Newman; Annie Crawley
Publisher: Minneapolis : Millbrook Press, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A team of scientists explore the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, where millions of pieces of plastic have gathered, having drifted there from rivers, beaches, and ocean traffic all over the world.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia Newman; Annie Crawley
ISBN: 9781467712835 1467712833
OCLC Number: 855507095
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 48 pages : color illustrations ; 24 x 28 cm
Contents: Permission to come aboard, Captain? --
Garbage, here we come! --
Braving the gyre --
Miriam's hitchhikers --
Darcy follows phytoplankton --
Chelsea's plastic puzzle --
Charting the answers.
Responsibility: Patricia Newman ; photographs by Annie Crawley.

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A team of scientists explore the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, where millions of pieces of plastic have gathered, having drifted there from rivers, beaches, and ocean traffic all over the world.

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