The Resource El lector, William Durbin, (ebook)

El lector, William Durbin, (ebook)

Label
El lector
Title
El lector
Statement of responsibility
William Durbin
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Thirteen-year-old Bella wants to be a lector just like her grandfather, who sits on a special platform in the cigar factory, reading great novels, the newspaper, and union news to workers as they roll the cigars. Being a lector is an important role in their immigrant community. But the hard times of the Depression mean that Bella must go to work in the factory; her hope of getting the education a lector needs seems impossible. Meanwhile, the factory workers and owners clash. People lose jobs, innocent workers are arrested, and the Ku Klux Klan prowls the area. And then there are those amazing new radios showing up all over town. Could the radio take the place of the lector? Bella must decide her own future and help her people preserve their history. Bella's lively, warmhearted story captures the color and flavor of Ybor City as it explores an intriguing part of our American history
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1951-
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Durbin, William
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Cuban Americans
  • Families
  • Depressions
  • Books and reading
  • Factories
  • Florida
Target audience
juvenile
Label
El lector, William Durbin, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781561647019
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11628547
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11628547
System control number
MWT11628547
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
El lector, William Durbin, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781561647019
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11628547
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11628547
System control number
MWT11628547
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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