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Mario and the Hole in the Sky

Written by Elizabeth Rusch & illustrated by Teresa Martinez
Published by Charlesbridge
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The true story of how Mexican-American scientist Mario Molina helped solve the ozone crisis of the 1980s and went on to become a Nobel laureate and a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom. His inspiring story gives hope in the fight against global warming. Full color.

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Who Wrote Mario and the Hole in the Sky

Elizabeth Rusch

Elizabeth Rusch is the author of several award-winning children’s nonfiction picture books, including Volcano Rising, Electrical Wizard, and The Music of Life. Her highly acclaimed Scientists in the Field books include the Orbis Pictus Honor book The Mighty Mars Rovers, Eruption!, The Next Wave, and Impact!

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Who Illustrated Mario and the Hole in the Sky

Teresa Martinez

Teresa Martinez was born in Mexico. She was a very shy girl at school, and drawing helped her connect with other children. When she grew up she studied graphic design and started illustrating picture books. Now she lives in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, drawing for kids as she did during her school days, and that makes her happy. Her books include The Little Girl with the Big Voice and The Halloween Tree.

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Elizabeth Rusch's Book Dedication

For all who choose science over silence

Teresa Martinez's Book Dedication

To all future scientists

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Book Details

Publication Date:
November 5, 2019
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Display type set in Neue Neueland TF by Treacyfaces. Text type set in Adobe Garamond Pro by Adobe System Incorporated.
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The artwork was created digitally using Photoshop and a Wacom tablet.
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