The Resource Book Uncle and me, Uma Krishnaswami ; illustrations by Julianna Swaney

Book Uncle and me, Uma Krishnaswami ; illustrations by Julianna Swaney

Label
Book Uncle and me
Title
Book Uncle and me
Statement of responsibility
Uma Krishnaswami ; illustrations by Julianna Swaney
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
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
Cataloging source
NLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1956-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Krishnaswami, Uma
Dewey number
j813/.54
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Swaney, Julianna
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Community activists
  • Girls
  • Books and reading
  • Elections
  • Libraries
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Book Uncle and me, Uma Krishnaswami ; illustrations by Julianna Swaney
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Original edition published by Scholastic India Pvt. Ltd. in 2012"--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
149 pages
Isbn
9781554988082
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • ocn932844201
  • (OCoLC)932844201
Label
Book Uncle and me, Uma Krishnaswami ; illustrations by Julianna Swaney
Publication
Note
"Original edition published by Scholastic India Pvt. Ltd. in 2012"--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
149 pages
Isbn
9781554988082
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • ocn932844201
  • (OCoLC)932844201

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