The Resource Swindle, Gordon Korman

Swindle, Gordon Korman

Label
Swindle
Title
Swindle
Statement of responsibility
Gordon Korman
Creator
Author
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
sa
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Korman, Gordon
Index
no index present
Intended audience
710L
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
MG
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
710
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 3
  • 7
Reading level
4.9
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Swindle mystery
Series volume
1
Study program name
Accelerated Reader
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Crime
  • Baseball cards
  • Swindlers and swindling
  • Quests (Expeditions)
  • Friendship
  • Interpersonal relations
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Swindle, Gordon Korman
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
252 pages
Isbn
9780545055918
Lccn
2007017225
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
Swindle, Gordon Korman
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
252 pages
Isbn
9780545055918
Lccn
2007017225
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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