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Here comes the garbage barge! / written by Jonah Winter ; illustrated by Red Nose Studio.

Winter, Jonah, 1962- (Author). Red Nose Studio (illustrator.).

Available copies

  • 64 of 70 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 70 total copies.

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Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch EF WIN (Text) 34207001492298 Juv Fiction Easy Available -
Adams PL Sys. - Geneva Branch E WIN (Text) 34207001478818 GJE Available -
Akron Carnegie PL - Akron jf (Text) 75253000039885 Juvenile Oversize Available -
Alexandria-Monroe PL - Alexandria jPB WIN (Text) 37521530234758 AMPL Juvenile Picture Book (K-4) Available -
Andrews-Dallas PL - Andrews E WIN (Text) 73351000041969 Juvenile Fiction-Picture Books Available -
Batesville Mem. PL - Batesville C WI (Text) 34706001215229 Childrens Available -
Benton Co PL - Fowler E WIN (Text) 34044000715670 Easy Available -
Brookston Prairie Twp PL - Brookston J P WIN (Text) 38209000732357 Picture Book Available -
Brownstown PL - Brownstown JF WINTER c.2 (Text) 79361000076074 Juvenile Fiction Available -
Carnegie PL of Steuben Co - Angola JP WIN (Text) 33118000144570 Children: Picture Book Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780375852183
  • ISBN: 9780375952180
  • ISBN: 0375952187
  • ISBN: 0375852182
  • Physical Description: 34 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 25 x 30 cm
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Schwartz & Wade Books, [2010]

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
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.
Target Audience Note:
AD 670 Lexile.
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR LG 3.8 0.5 135017.
Awards Note:
A Junior Library Guild selection.
Young Hoosier Book Picture Book Award Nominee, 2012-2013
Subject: Refuse and refuse disposal > Juvenile fiction.
Barges > Juvenile fiction.
Voyages and travels > Juvenile fiction.
Islip (N.Y.) > History > 20th century > Juvenile fiction.
Refuse and refuse disposal > Fiction.
Barges > Fiction.
Voyages and travels > Fiction.
Islip (N.Y.) > History > 20th century > Fiction.
Refuse and refuse disposal > Fiction.
Barges > Fiction.
Voyages and travels > Fiction.
Islip (N.Y.) > History > Fiction.
Illustrators > Indiana.
Genre: Picture books for children.

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