The Resource The eleventh trade, Alyssa Hollingsworth ; [illustrations, Richard Merritt]

The eleventh trade, Alyssa Hollingsworth ; [illustrations, Richard Merritt]

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The eleventh trade
Title
The eleventh trade
Statement of responsibility
Alyssa Hollingsworth ; [illustrations, Richard Merritt]
Title variation
11th trade
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Author
Illustrator
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Back in Afghanistan, before the Taliban came, Sami's grandfather was a famous musician. People would come from miles around and pay thousands to hear him play the rebab. Now Sami and his grandfather are refugees living in Boston. The rebab is their most valuable possession and a reminder of home. Then one terrible day, the rebab is stolen. Sami's grandfather is devastated. His last link with home is gone and with it, his livelihood. Sami resolves to get the rebab back as a surprise for Eid. When he finds it on ebay, with a hefty price tag attached, he begins to trade the few possessions he has - and as he does, he finds, to his surprise, that there are all kinds of people willing to help
Summary
They say you can't get something for nothing, but nothing is all Sami has. When his grandfather's most-prized possession-a traditional Afghan instrument called a rebāb-is stolen, Sami resolves to get it back. He finds it at a music store, but it costs $700, and Sami doesn't have even one penny. What he does have is a keychain that has caught the eye of his classmate. If he trades the keychain for something more valuable, could he keep trading until he has $700? Sami is about to find out.--
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Assigning source
Publisher's description
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10734194
Cataloging source
BT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hollingsworth, Alyssa
Dewey number
813.6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
650
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 6
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1982-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Merritt, Richard
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Afghans
  • Grandparent and child
  • Grandfathers
  • Rebab
  • Children's stories
  • Afghanistan
  • Boston (Mass.)
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The eleventh trade, Alyssa Hollingsworth ; [illustrations, Richard Merritt]
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
328 pages
Isbn
9781848126893
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
The eleventh trade, Alyssa Hollingsworth ; [illustrations, Richard Merritt]
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
328 pages
Isbn
9781848126893
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print

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