The Resource Canned and crushed, Bibi Belford., (ebook)

Canned and crushed, Bibi Belford., (ebook)

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Canned and crushed
Title
Canned and crushed
Statement of responsibility
Bibi Belford.
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Author
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When Sandro Zapote finds out his little sister needs heart surgery, he is determined to help his parents raise the money they'll need to help her get better. Sandro's dad is in the states illegally and must work two jobs to support the family. For one, he picks up roadkill for the department of streets and sanitation and gets paid by the carcass. For the other, he collects scrap metal to recycle for cash. Sandro helps his dad with some of the scrap metal heavy lifting, and one headboard, a weight bench, some gutters, and a few car parts later, Sandro has a brilliant idea: can collecting. Save the environment. Save his family. Maybe even save some spending money for the fabulous, fast new bike he's been coveting. Well-meaning and with funny inner monologue, Sandro is the kind of person you can't help but cheer for. He's a boy who loves drawing, soccer, and his little sister. And whether he's fishing a fuzzy, dust-coated turtle out from under his sister's bed or organizing a school-wide can drive all by himself, Sandro is a smart, self-aware hero, who makes just a few mistakes along the way. Canned and Crushed, by first-time author Bibi, gives Sandro a funny, relatable, readable voice, while being fresh and original. It's a story that will open its readers' eyes, dealing with issues of illegal immigration, unemployment, racism and religious persecution, bullying, and more-carefully and with a light and often humorous touch. This is a cross between The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian and Diary of a Wimpy Kid, and it's a book no kid will want to miss
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Belford, Bibi
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Illegal aliens
  • Unemployed
  • Recycling (Waste, etc.)
  • Money-making projects for children
  • Racism
  • Mexican Americans
  • Illegal aliens
  • Unemployed
  • Recycling (Waste)
  • Moneymaking projects
  • Racism
  • Mexican Americans
  • Electronic books
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Canned and crushed, Bibi Belford., (ebook)
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781632208330
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12354737
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12354737
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Canned and crushed, Bibi Belford., (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781632208330
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12354737
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12354737
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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