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The Resource Swindle, Gordon Korman

Swindle, Gordon Korman

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Swindle
Title
Swindle
Statement of responsibility
Gordon Korman
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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
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Title
Swindle
Creator
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
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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
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.K8369
LC item number
Sw 2008
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710
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 3
  • 7
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True
Series statement
Swindle mysteries
Series volume
0001
Target audience
pre adolescent
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/titleStatement
Gordon Korman
Swindle, Gordon Korman

Library Locations

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      43.19289 -70.876331
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