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The Resource Here comes the garbage barge!, Jonah Winter ; illustrated by Red Nose Studio

Here comes the garbage barge!, Jonah Winter ; illustrated by Red Nose Studio

Label
Here comes the garbage barge!
Title
Here comes the garbage barge!
Statement of responsibility
Jonah Winter ; illustrated by Red Nose Studio
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the spring of 1987, the town of Islip, New York, with no place for its 3,168 tons of garbage, loads it on a barge that sets out on a 162-day journey along the east coast, around the Gulf of Mexico, down to Belize, and back again, in search of a place willing to accept and dispose of its very smelly cargo
Summary
In the spring of 1987, the town of Islip, New York, with no place for its 3,168 tons of garbage, loads it on a barge that sets out on a 162-day journey along the east coast, around the Gulf of Mexico, down to Belize, and back again, in search of a place willing to accept and dispose of its very smelly cargo
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Tone
Award
  • Great Lakes Great Books Award (Michigan), Grades 2-3, 2011.
  • New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Books: 2010
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 2010.
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348992
Cataloging source
DLC
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1962-
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Winter, Jonah
Dewey number
[E]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Ages 4-8
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670
Literary form
fiction
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  • 0
  • 2
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Red Nose Studio
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True
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  • Refuse and refuse disposal
  • Barges
  • Voyages and travels
  • Islip (N.Y.)
  • Refuse and refuse disposal
  • Barges
  • Voyages and travels
  • Islip (N.Y.)
Target audience
preschool
Label
Here comes the garbage barge!, Jonah Winter ; illustrated by Red Nose Studio
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
ocn263146682
Dimensions
25 x 30 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Isbn
9780375852183
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008040709
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)263146682
Label
Here comes the garbage barge!, Jonah Winter ; illustrated by Red Nose Studio
Publication
Control code
ocn263146682
Dimensions
25 x 30 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Isbn
9780375852183
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008040709
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)263146682

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