"Max is a little monster who likes to litter and never, ever recycles. Then the electricity goes out and he sees how exciting and beautiful the Earth is-- and that it will need his help to stay that way" -- p.  of cover.
"Peek into this diary of an aluminum can as it goes on a journey from the manufacturing line to the store shelf to a little girl's home to a garbage can and finally to a recycling plant, where it emerges into its new life...as a baseball bat!"--Cover back.
With their father jailed for sinking a river boat, Noah Underwood and his younger sister, Abbey, must gather evidence that the owner of this floating casino is emptying his bilge tanks into the protected waters around their Florida Keys home.