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Here comes the garbage barge!

Author: Jonah Winter; Red Nose Studio.
Publisher: New York : Schwartz & Wade Books, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Primary school : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonah Winter; Red Nose Studio.
ISBN: 9780375852183 0375852182 9780375952180 0375952187
OCLC Number: 263146682
Notes: "A Junior Library Guild selection"--Jkt. flap.
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection
Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2011
Target Audience: Ages 4-8.; Elementary Grade.; 670
Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 26 x 30 cm.
Responsibility: written by Jonah Winter ; illustrated by Red Nose Studio.

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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.

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