Book Uncle and me / Uma Krishnaswami ; illustrations by Julianna Swaney.
- 13 of 13 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.
0 current holds with 13 total copies.
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|Butler PL - Butler||J FIC KRISHN (Text)||73174005031949||Childrens: Fiction||Available||-|
|Cambridge City PL - Cambridge City||J Kri (Text)||76893000262400||Juvenile Fiction 3-5||Available||-|
|Greentown Children's Library - Greentown||J KRISHNA (Text)||75342000338961||Junior Fiction Chapter||Available||-|
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|Jay Co PL - Portland||JF KRISH (Text)||76383000445473||Junior Fiction||Available||-|
|Jennings Co PL - North Vernon||JUV FIC KRI (Text)||30653005576384||Juvenile Fiction||Available||-|
|Mooresville PL - Mooresville||J FIC KRI (Text)||37323005283356||CHILD_FIC||Available||-|
|Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library||J KRISHNASWAMI (Text)||39206021429335||J Fiction||Available||-|
|North Webster Comm. PL - North Webster||J KRI (Text)||72436000105905||Juvenile Fiction||Available||-|
|Perry Co PL - Tell City Main Library||J F KRI (Text)||70621000441224||Juvenile - Fiction||Available||-|
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- ISBN: 9781554988082
- ISBN: 155498808X
- Physical Description: 149 pages : black & white illustrations ; 20 cm
- Publisher: Toronto : Groundwood Books : 2016.
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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