Gifts from the Garbage Truck

ISBN-13: 9781728283517

: A True Story About the Things We (Don't) Throw Away
Andrew Larsen, Oriol Vidal (Illustrated by)
September 10, 2024
Hardcover Picture Book

| 40 pages
Juvenile Nonfiction / Curiosities & Wonders / Biography & Autobiography / Recycling & Green Living / Lifestyles / City & Town Life

The unbelievable true story about one garbage truck driver who saved tens of thousands of objects from the trash to fix up and display in his museum!

Discover the life of Nelson Molina, an employee of the New York City sanitation department who found over 45,000 objects in the trash to save, fix, and then display in his museum for others to enjoy. With themes of anti-consumerism, upcycling, and love for your community, Gifts from the Garbage Truck will inspire young readers to think more creatively and curiously about what we do (and don't) throw away.