Book Uncle and me / Uma Krishnaswami ; Illustrations by Julianna Swaney.
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|Babcock Library - Ashford||J Kri (Text to phone)||33110144129549||Juvenile Nutmeg||Available||-|
|Bethel Public Library||J KRISHNASWAMI (NUTMEG ELE.) (Text to phone)||34030142858569||Juvenile Fiction||Checked out||07/13/2020|
|Brookfield Library||J F/KRISHNASWAMI (Text to phone)||34029136899357||Juvenile Fiction||In transit||-|
|C.H. Booth Library - Newtown||JR FIC KRI (Text to phone)||34014141714627||Juvenile Nutmeg||Available||-|
|NUTMEG NOMINEE: 2020|
|C.H. Booth Library - Newtown||JR FIC KRISHNASWAMI (Text to phone)||34014138134490||Junior Chapter Book||Available||-|
|Chester Public Library||J KRI (Text to phone)||33210000388658||Juvenile Fiction||Available||-|
|David M. Hunt Library - Falls Village||jKRI (Text to phone)||33180141815689||Nutmeg Award||Available||-|
|Derby Public Library||JJ KRI (Text to phone)||34047141756073||Chapter Book Fiction||Available||-|
|: Nutmeg Nominee 2020|
|Douglas Library of Hebron||J FIC KRI (Text to phone)||33400142228835||Juvenile New Nutmeg Award||Available||-|
|Easton Public Library||EJ KRISHNASWAMI, UMA (Text to phone)||37777124916073||Easy Chapter Book||Available||-|
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- ISBN: 9781554988082
- ISBN: 155498808X
- ISBN: 9781554988105
- ISBN: 1554988101
- Physical Description: 149 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
- Publisher: Toronto ; Groundwood Books : 2016.
"Original edition published by Scholastic India Pvt. Ltd. in 2012" -- copyright page
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.
Nutmeg Award Nominee, Elementary, 2020.
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