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The Resource The vine basket, Josanne La Valley

The vine basket, Josanne La Valley

Label
The vine basket
Title
The vine basket
Statement of responsibility
Josanne La Valley
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Things aren't looking good for fourteen-year-old Mehrigul. She is a member of the Uyghur tribe, a group oppressed by the Chinese government. She yearns to be in school, but she's needed on the family farm. The longer she's out of school, the more likely it is that she'll be sent off to a Chinese factory... perhaps never to return. Her only hope is an American who buys one of her decorative baskets for a staggering sum and says she will return in three weeks for more. Mehrigul must brave storms, torn-up hands from working the fields, and her alcoholic father's scorn to get the baskets done. The stakes are high, and time is passing... will Mehrigul's hard work be enough?
Summary
Life has been hard for Mehrigul, a member of the Uyghur tribe scorned by the Chinese communists, so when an American offers to buy all the baskets she can make in three weeks, Mehrigul strives for a better future for herself and her family
Award
  • Amelia Bloomer List, 2014
  • Notable Books for a Global Society, 2014.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10177415
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
La Valley, Josanne
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.V2544
LC item number
Vin 2013
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
740
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 5
  • 9
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Basket making
  • Fathers and daughters
  • Farm life
  • Ethnic relations
  • Young adult fiction
  • Uighur (Turkic people)
  • China
Target audience
adolescent
Label
The vine basket, Josanne La Valley
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
9780544439399
Lccn
2012021007
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)798110251
  • (OCoLC)ocn798110251
  • 504089
Label
The vine basket, Josanne La Valley
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
9780544439399
Lccn
2012021007
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)798110251
  • (OCoLC)ocn798110251
  • 504089

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