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Book Uncle and me / Uma Krishnaswami.

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Record Number 16383
ISBN 9781742836720 (pbk.)
Location CHC F KRI
Author Krishnaswami, Uma
Title Book Uncle and me / Uma Krishnaswami. [BOOK]
Published Lindfield, N.S.W. : Scholastic Australia, 2013.
Collation 100 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
General Note "About a girl's determination and courage to save a free lending library on the chaotic, broken pavements of an Indian city".
Review by Janine Kitson, Education Vol. 94 No. 10 October 28, 2013, p.18, may be accessed online at URL below.
First published by Scholastic India Pvt. Ltd. in 2012.
Children's collection.
Summary Note Nine-year-old Yasmin intends to read a book a day for the rest of her life. Book Uncle, who runs a free lending library on the street corner, always has the perfect book for her. But when Book Uncle seems to be in trouble, Yasmin has to take her nose out of her book and do something. With the elections coming up and the grown-ups busy with their own affairs, what difference can Yasmin and her friends possibly make? Will they get help from Karate Samuel, the eccentric superstar who's standing for Mayor? Yasmin gets to work, ideas begin to fly like feathers, and soon everything starts to spin - out of control.
Target Audience For primary school age.
Awards Note 2011 winner of the Scholastic Asian Book Award.
Topical Term Reading -- Juvenile fiction
Books -- Juvenile fiction
Problem solving -- Juvenile fiction
Children's stories
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