The Resource Swindle, Gordon Korman

Swindle, Gordon Korman

Label
Swindle
Title
Swindle
Statement of responsibility
Gordon Korman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
After unscrupulous collector S. Wendell Palamino cons him out of a valuable baseball card, sixth-grader Griffin Bing puts together a band of misfits to break into Palomino's heavily guarded store and steal the card back, planning to use the money to finance his father's failing invention, the SmartPick fruit picker
Member of
Summary
After unscrupulous collector S. Wendell Palamino cons him out of a valuable baseball card, sixth-grader Griffin Bing puts together a band of misfits to break into Palomino's heavily guarded store and steal the card back, planning to use the money to finance his father's failing invention, the SmartPick fruit picker
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Black-Eyed Susan Book Award (Maryland), Grades 4-6, 2010.
  • Grand Canyon Reader Award (Arizona), Intermediate Book Category, 2010.
  • Great Stone Face Children's Book Award (New Hampshire), 2010.
  • Kentucky Bluegrass Award for Grades 3-5, 2010.
  • South Carolina Book Award, Children’s Books, 2010.
  • William Allen White Children's Book Award (Kansas) for Third-Fifth Grade, 2011.
  • Willow Awards, Diamond Willow category, 2009.
Awards note
A Junior Library Guild selection
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
257322
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Korman, Gordon
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.K8369
LC item number
Sw 2008
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
  • 710
  • 710
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 3
  • 7
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Swindle mysteries
Series volume
0001
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Crime
  • Baseball cards
  • Swindlers and swindling
  • Adventure and adventurers
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Swindle, Gordon Korman
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
252 p.
Isbn
9780439903448
Isbn Type
(hbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2007017225
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o138339561
  • (OCoLC)138339561
Label
Swindle, Gordon Korman
Publication
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
252 p.
Isbn
9780439903448
Isbn Type
(hbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2007017225
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o138339561
  • (OCoLC)138339561

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