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Big machines : the story of Virginia Lee Burton / by Sherri Duskey Rinker ; illustrated by John Rocco.

Rinker, Sherri Duskey, (author.). Rocco, John, (illustrator.).
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Available copies

  • 24 of 26 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 26 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch E 921 BURTON (Text) 34207002135177 Juv Non-Fiction Easy Available -
Alexandria-Monroe PL - Alexandria jB BUR (Text) 37521530871443 AMPL Juvenile Biography Available -
Butler PL - Butler J PIC RINKER (Text) 73174005034016 Childrens: Picture Books Available -
Cambridge City PL - Cambridge City J B Bur (Text) 76893000264709 Juvenile Biographies Available -
Eckhart PL - Auburn Plaza JB BUR (Text) 840191002504985 Auburn Plaza - Children's New Available -
 Volunteers: In honor of: Ann Green to the Eckhart Public Library 2017 [ DK 2018-03-26 @ ECKRT-ECK ]
Greensburg-Decatur Co PL - Greensburg J BIO BURTON (Text) 32826014134845 J Biography Available -
Greenwood PL - Greenwood JBIO BURTON (Text) 36626103865689 JUV Biographies Available -
Hartford City PL - Hartford City JB BUR (Text) 76051000177446 Juvenile Biography Available -
Jay Co PL - Portland EB B974r (Text) 76383000453925 Early Non-Fiction Available -
Jennings Co PL - North Vernon JUV BIO BURTON (Text) 30653005585914 Juvenile Biographies Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780544715578
  • ISBN: 0544715578
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2017]

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
Desribes the life of the children's book author and illustrator, conveying her life at Folly Cove, her love of dance, and how she was able to create images of machinery, including those used in her book, Mike Mulligan and his Steam Shovel.
Target Audience Note:
AD640L Lexile
Decoding demand: 79 (high) Semantic demand: 91 (very high) Syntactic demand: 88 (very high) Structure demand: 88 (very high) Lexile
Subject: Burton, Virginia Lee, 1909-1968 > Juvenile literature.
Authors, American > 20th century > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Illustrators > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Children's stories > Authorship > Juvenile literature.
Illustration of books > Juvenile literature.
Burton, Virginia Lee, 1909-1968.
Women authors, American.
Authors, American.
Women illustrators.
Children's stories > Authorship.
Illustration of books.
Women > Biography.

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