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Here comes the garbage barge! / written by Jonah Winter ; illustrated by Red Nose Studio.

Winter, Jonah, 1962- (Author). Red Nose Studio. (Added Author).

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  • 9 of 9 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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Summary:

In the spring of 1987, the town of Islip, New York, with no place for its 3,168 tons of garbage, loads it on a barge that sets out on a 162-day journey along the east coast, around the Gulf of Mexico, down to Belize, and back again, in search of a place willing to accept and dispose of its very smelly cargo.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library J PIC WIN (Text) 33892100289256 Children's Picture Books Book None 06/11/2015 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780375852183
  • ISBN: 0375852182
  • ISBN: 9780375952180
  • ISBN: 0375952187
  • ISBN: 9780605348592
  • Physical Description: 36 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 25 x 30 cm.
  • Edition: First Edition.
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Schwartz & Wade Books, 2010.

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Summary, etc.:
In the spring of 1987, the town of Islip, New York, with no place for its 3,168 tons of garbage, loads it on a barge that sets out on a 162-day journey along the east coast, around the Gulf of Mexico, down to Belize, and back again, in search of a place willing to accept and dispose of its very smelly cargo.
Subject: Refuse and refuse disposal > Juvenile fiction.
Barges > Juvenile fiction.
Voyages and travels > Juvenile fiction
Islip (N.Y.) > History > 20th century > Juvenile fiction.

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