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The Resource The cardturner : a novel about a king, a queen, and a joker, Louis Sachar

The cardturner : a novel about a king, a queen, and a joker, Louis Sachar

Label
The cardturner : a novel about a king, a queen, and a joker
Title
The cardturner
Title remainder
a novel about a king, a queen, and a joker
Statement of responsibility
Louis Sachar
Title variation
Card turner
Creator
Author
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
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.
Writing style
Character
Award
YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults, 2011
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
354619
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1954-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sachar, Louis
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
012-up
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
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bridge (Game)
  • Uncles
  • Blind
  • People with disabilities
  • Dead
  • Interpersonal relations
  • Uncles
  • Blind
  • People with disabilities
  • Dead
  • Interpersonal relations
Target audience
adolescent
Label
The cardturner : a novel about a king, a queen, and a joker, Louis Sachar
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Georgia children's book award nominee, 2012-2013
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
336 p.
Isbn
9780385906197
Isbn Type
(glb)
Lccn
2009027585
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn430736481
  • (OCoLC)430736481
  • 161347
Label
The cardturner : a novel about a king, a queen, and a joker, Louis Sachar
Publication
Note
Georgia children's book award nominee, 2012-2013
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
336 p.
Isbn
9780385906197
Isbn Type
(glb)
Lccn
2009027585
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn430736481
  • (OCoLC)430736481
  • 161347

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