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The cardturner, by Louis Sachar

Label
The cardturner
Title
The cardturner
Statement of responsibility
by Louis Sachar
Title variation
Card turner
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When his wealthy uncle, a champion bridge player who has lost his vision, asks seventeen-year-old Alton to be a cardturner for him, Alton has no idea how much he will ultimately learn from his eccentric relative. Includes appendix by Syd Fox with information about bridge
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Title
The cardturner
Creator
Summary
Alton Richards doesn't have much going for him the summer after his junior year of high school and his parents insist he drive his wealthy, elderly uncle to his bridge club and be his cardturner. Alton soon finds himself intrigued by his uncle, by the game of bridge, and by pretty and shy Toni Castaneda. As the summer goes on, he tries to figure out the meaning of his life.
Subject
Genre
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Parents' Choice Award for Fiction, 2010.
  • YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults, 2011
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
354619
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.S1185
LC item number
Car 2010
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
720
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 6
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
juvenile
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/titleStatement
Louis Sachar
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/titleVariation
Card turner
The cardturner, by Louis Sachar

Library Locations

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      43.19289 -70.876331
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