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The matchbox diary

Author: Paul Fleischman; Bagram Ibatoulline
Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Follow a girl's perusal of her great-grandfather's collection of matchboxes and small curios that document his poignant immigration journey from Italy to a new country.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Picture books
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Fleischman; Bagram Ibatoulline
ISBN: 0763646016 9780763646011
OCLC Number: 812406871
Awards: Winner of Christopher Awards (Books for Young People) 2014
Commended for Capitol Choices: Noteworthy Books for Children and Teens (Seven to Ten) 2014
Commended for Jefferson Cup (Younger Readers) 2014
Short-listed for Georgia Children's Book Award (Picture Storybook) 2015
Short-listed for South Carolina Childrens, Junior and Young Adult Book Award (Picture Book) 2015
Short-listed for Red Clover Award 2015
Short-listed for Keystone to Reading Book Award (Intermediate) 2015
Short-listed for Kentucky Bluegrass Award (Grades 3-5) 2015
Target Audience: Elementary Grade.
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Responsibility: Paul Fleischman ; illustrated by Bagram Ibatoulline.
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Follow a girl's perusal of her great-grandfather's collection of matchboxes and small curios that document his poignant immigration journey from Italy to a new country.

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The Matchbox Diary

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2013-09-13) Very Good Permalink

A lovely story about a young man's journey from Italy to America and his struggle along the way.   His "diary" is a collection of tokens that he stored in matchboxes to remind him of moments in his life.  He retells his story to his granddaughter, so it is meant to be kid-friendly.  A...
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