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really liked it 4.00  ·  Rating details ·  13 ratings  ·  6 reviews
Fourteen-year-old Jason can't work out how to get climate change fixed-until he saves the life of the mysterious and powerful Graham. Graham promises a reward, and Jason asks him to do something to stop climate change. The request is caught by the media, so Jason thinks the man's trapped and has to keep his word. But Graham's got other ideas. Jason's got a fight on his han ...more
Paperback, 200 pages
Published April 20th 2012 by Peter McLennan (first published April 7th 2012)
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R. Munro
Nov 30, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I really enjoyed this novel. McLennan's language, characters and story areall highly accessible, especially to YA readers. I'm looking forward to reading more of this author's work.
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May 03, 2012 rated it liked it
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Who Will Save the Planet is the story of Jason, a 14 year old avid computer game fan with ambitions of becoming a life saver, but he's also a young and passionate environmentalist. After a lucky turn which resulted in Jason rescuing the Prime Minister, Jason becomes the topic of media speculation and government policy problems when he asks the PM to introduce emission controls.

Sure of his belief in scientific evidence and the need to protect the future of the world, Jason must contend with criti
Bryanna Williams
Dec 13, 2016 rated it really liked it
I honestly enjoyed this book. A fiction book aimed at boys in the YA category, I can see teens and younger children connecting with and relating to the main character Jason. The story is simple, but makes the reader question their own knowledge and understanding of some rather large topics. The main character is not trying to prevent a war, or in love with a princess, or anything like that. He is a teenager who is trying to get people to understand the idea of global warming. There is obvious ch ...more
Oct 03, 2013 rated it really liked it
Though not the usual style of YA fiction that I would read, "Who Will Save the Planet?" is an excellent book aimed at teenagers. It deals with environmental issues that concern us all, yet is also a tale of a young man learning the difficulties and subtleties of the adult world around him. It is well written and handles the complex issue of environmental versus political concerns in a way that teens will relate to.
Tracey Lampley
Mar 09, 2015 rated it really liked it
Jason is very resourceful, and the author shows this rather than tells us. That’s great. One can see life just as Jason does. The author populates this book with vivid characters. This book is a four-star read.
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Peter McLennan served for 28 years in the Royal Australian Air Force, where he focused on strategic planning. He has tertiary qualifications in engineering, information science and government, and a PhD in planning for uncertainty. He has had several non-fiction monographs and papers published.

Peter now writes fiction from his home in Canberra, Australia. You can get his young-adult novel for free

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