Each faced with a problem, Marvin Stone and Joseph B. Friedman made tweaks to the straw—one made it paper and one made it bend. But sometimes solving one problem, causes an even bigger one. The plastic straw and single-use plastics—everyday conveniences for most of us—are taking their toll on our environment. And it’s up to us to find the solution.
"This first installment in a new “Quix” series offers a transitional chapter book with STEM appeal, promoting community, creativity, and collaboration ... A great choice for future engineers, entrepreneurs, and readers who enjoy a fun story that will spark the imagination." –School Library Journal