Book Uncle and me

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Swaney, Julianna illustrator.
Toronto : Groundwood Books :, 2016.
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149 pages : black & white illustrations ; 20 cm
Accelerated Reader
IL: LG - BL: 3.8 - AR Pts: 2
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PCPLS - Portage Public Library - Kids Fiction
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PCPLS - Portage Public Library - Kids FictionKRISHOn Shelf
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Butler PL - Butler - Childrens: FictionJ FIC KRISHNOn Shelf
Cambridge City PL - Cambridge City - Juvenile Fiction 3-5J KriOn Shelf
Fayette Co PL - Connersville - Children BooksJ KRISHNASWAMIOn Shelf
Greentown Children's Library - Greentown - Junior Fiction ChapterJ KRISHNAOn Shelf
Greenwood PL - Greenwood - 1st Floor Kids Green ZoneKrishnaswamiOn Shelf
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Toronto : Groundwood Books :, 2016.
Accelerated Reader
Level 3.8, 2 Points
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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
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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Krishnaswami, U., & Swaney, J. (2016). Book Uncle and me . Groundwood Books :.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Krishnaswami, Uma, 1956- and Julianna Swaney. 2016. Book Uncle and Me. Toronto: Groundwood Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Krishnaswami, Uma, 1956- and Julianna Swaney. Book Uncle and Me Toronto: Groundwood Books, 2016.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Krishnaswami, Uma, and Julianna Swaney. Book Uncle and Me Groundwood Books :, 2016.

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