The Resource Book uncle and me, (electronic resource)

Book uncle and me, (electronic resource)

Label
Book uncle and me
Title
Book uncle and me
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Contributor
Author
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Every day, nine-year-old Yasmin borrows a book from Book Uncle, a retired teacher who has set up a free lending library next to her apartment building. But when the mayor tries to shut down the rickety bookstand, Yasmin has to take her nose out of her book and do something.But what can she do? The local elections are coming up but she's just a kid. She can't even vote!Still, Yasmin has friends - her best friend, Reeni, and Anil, who even has a black belt in karate. And she has grownup family and neighbors who, no matter how preoccupied they are, care about what goes on in their community.Then Yasmin remembers a story that Book Uncle selected for her. It's an old folktale about a flock of doves trapped in a hunter's net. The birds realize that if they all flap their wings at the same time, they can lift the net and fly to safety, where they seek the help of a friendly mole who chews a hole in the net and sets them free.And so the children get to work, launching a campaign to make sure the voices of the community are heard.An energetic, funny and quirky story that explores the themes of community activism, friendship, and the love of books
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1956-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Krishnaswami, Uma
Dewey number
828.99353
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Kuriyan, Priya
  • hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Reading
  • Elections
  • Girls
  • Libraries
  • Electronic books
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Book uncle and me, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11707263
Instantiates
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11707263
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11707263
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Book uncle and me, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11707263
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11707263
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11707263
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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