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Big truck, little island  Cover Image Book Book

Big truck, little island / Chris Van Dusen.

Van Dusen, Chris, (author,, illustrator.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 1536203939
  • ISBN: 9781536203936
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 30 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2022.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
Based on a real incident that occurred in the island town of Vinalhaven, Maine, this rhyming story recounts what happens when a really big flatbed truck carrying a mysterious, covered load across a small island gets stuck on a tight curve and blocks traffic in both directions.
Awards Note:
Nutmeg Award Nominee, Elementary, 2025.
Subject: Trucks > Juvenile fiction.
Automobiles > Juvenile fiction.
Islands > Juvenile fiction.
Traffic congestion > Juvenile fiction.
Friendship > Juvenile fiction.
Cooperativeness > Juvenile fiction.
Trucks > Fiction.
Automobiles > Fiction.
Islands > Fiction.
Traffic congestion > Fiction.
Cooperativeness > Fiction.
Friendship > Fiction.
Stories in rhyme.
Genre: Picture books.
Stories in rhyme.

Available copies

  • 38 of 65 copies available at Bibliomation.


  • 2 current holds with 65 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Beacon Falls Public Library E VAN (Text) 33120155766097 Juvenile Fiction Available -
Beekley Community Library - New Hartford E VANDUSEN, C. (Text) 32544072717142 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
Bethel Public Library JP VANDUSEN (Text) 34030150563812 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
Black Rock Branch - Bridgeport J On Order (Text) acq1356624 Acquisitions On order -
Booth & Dimock Library - Coventry JE VAN (Text) 33260156650484 Juvenile New Available -
Brookfield Library E/Things That Go/Van (Text) 34029150056264 Nutmeg Nominee Available -
Burnham Library - Bridgewater P VAN DUSEN (Text) 36937000673955 Juvenile Nutmeg Award Checked out 06/18/2024
Burroughs-Saden Main - Bridgeport jj VAN DUSEN (Text) 34000151538212 Juvenile Picture Book In process -
C.H. Booth Library - Newtown J PIC VAN (Text) 34014149494081 Juvenile Picture Book Checked out 06/11/2024
C.H. Booth Library - Newtown J PIC VAN (Text) 34014150699263 Juvenile Picture Book Available -

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