Book Uncle and Me

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Book Uncle and Me

by Uma Krishnaswami

Illustrations by Julianna Swaney

First Release:

November 2016

ISBN: 9781554988082

Every day, Yasmin borrows a book from Book Uncle, a retired teacher who has set up a free lending library. When the mayor tries to shut down the rickety bookstand, Yasmin rallies her community. Black-and-white illustrations.

  • ISBN: 9781554988082
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Hardcover edition
    Publisher: Groundwood
    Page Count: 96
    Trim Size: 7 1/2" x 5"
    Accelerated Reader: Level: 3.8, Points: 2
    Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 3.3, Points: 6
    Lexile: Level: 580L
    Awards & Honors: The Kirkus Prize 2016 Nominee, Young Readers
    Kirkus Reviews Best Books of 2016, Middle-Grade
    National Public Radio’s Guide to 2016 Great Reads
    2017 Capitol Choices, Seven to Ten
    Genre: Fic
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