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The Resource Swindle : Swindle Mystery Series, Book 1., Gordon Korman, (electronic resource)

Swindle : Swindle Mystery Series, Book 1., Gordon Korman, (electronic resource)

Label
Swindle : Swindle Mystery Series, Book 1.
Title
Swindle
Title remainder
Swindle Mystery Series, Book 1.
Statement of responsibility
Gordon Korman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Ocean's 11 . . . with 11-year-olds, in a super stand-alone heist caper from Gordon Korman!After a mean collector named Swindle cons him out of his most valuable baseball card, Griffin Bing must put together a band of misfits to break into Swindle's compound and recapture the card. There are many things standing in their way — a menacing guard dog, a high-tech security system, a very secret hiding place, and their inability to drive — but Griffin and his team are going to get back what's rightfully his . . . even if hijinks ensue.This is Gordon Korman at his crowd-pleasing best, perfect for readers who like to hoot, howl, and heist
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.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
257322
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Korman, Gordon
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
710
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 3
  • 7
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Swindle Mystery
Series volume
0001
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Juvenile Fiction
  • Humor (Fiction)
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Swindle : Swindle Mystery Series, Book 1., Gordon Korman, (electronic resource)
Link
http://cpls.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=DF2118D9-4DDD-441E-975C-13B607EDAC01
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780545457385
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
DF2118D9-4DDD-441E-975C-13B607EDAC01
Label
Swindle : Swindle Mystery Series, Book 1., Gordon Korman, (electronic resource)
Link
http://cpls.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=DF2118D9-4DDD-441E-975C-13B607EDAC01
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780545457385
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
DF2118D9-4DDD-441E-975C-13B607EDAC01

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