Name Pronunciation with Uma Krishnaswami. VERDICT This sweet slice-of-life tale not only highlights Yasmin's neighborhood and life in India but also demonstrates that children can be empowered to effect change in their own neighborhoods. And she has grownup family and neighbors who, no matter how preoccupied they are, care about what goes on in their community. The Fantastic Flatulent Fart Brothers' Big Book of Farty Facts: An Illustrated Guid... God and Me! A book about voting, friendship, and the love of books, originally published in India, this winsome story won the Scholastic Asian Book Award and works well as a slight step up from beginning chapter books. Reviewed in the United States on October 16, 2016. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. Her goal is to ready a new book every single day. This is a great story for young elementary readers! Publisher: Groundwood Books Please try your request again later. Book Uncle has been on the corner as long as Yasmin can remember, and his motto of "Right book for the right person for the right day" hasn't steered her wrong yet, though she finds herself second-guessing his latest recommendation, which seems too easy. It is a nice book for our group of first graders who are advanced readers as well. While it is an Indian story, the plot has a global appeal. 1-5. Learn & laugh! Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Publication Date: August 2018. The neighbors she has noticed only in passing before become allies in her grassroots effort to get Book Uncle back in business. Every day, nine-year-old Yasmin borrows a book from Book Uncle, a retired teacher who has set up a free lending library next to her apartment building. An energet, Save account information for future visits. BOOK UNCLE AND ME Uma Krishnaswami Nine-year-old Yasmin intends to read a book a day for the rest of her life. Then Yasmin remembers a story that Book Uncle selected for her. This treasury of knowledge includes a complete almanac of the seasons and intriguing information about animals, plants, insects, and fish. Grades. Lexile: 580L How lucky we are that English is one of India's languages -- may there be many more stories set in India! The Next President: The Unexpected Beginnings and Unwritten Future of America’s Pre... Ivy and Bean One Big Happy Family (Book 11) (Ivy and Bean, 11). Winsome Read about the power of books and people's votes to make a difference, Reviewed in the United States on September 28, 2016. By Harriet Beecher Stowe. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. The Berenstain Bears' Big Book of Science and Nature (Dover Children's Science Books). To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. This charming chapter book, appropriate for elementary school readers, has many positive qualities: - Most importantly, "Book Uncle and Me" is timely. It's an old folktale about a flock of doves trapped in a hunter's net. This is also a perfect title to shine a light on elections taking place elsewhere.—Stacy Dillon, LREI, New York City. She can't even vote! Listen to the highly anticipated memoir, "A Promised Land". Text Complexity. Yasmin loves getting free books from Book Uncle who shares his private library with the people of the city by means of a stall on the street near her apartment. And so the children get to work, launching a campaign to make sure the voices of the community are heard. Unfortunately, he cannot afford a permit. Please try again. The themes of this delightful book by Uma Krishnaswanni are: community activism, politics, government processes, children being empowered to effect change, friendship, and love of books. What follows is Yasmin's social awakening. Live a journey through the beauty of legendary creatures. Book Uncle and Me by Uma Krishnaswami. of Book Uncle and Me. This is a lit log for Book Uncle And Me. Pages: 96. Illustrated by: Swaney, Julianna. Educators, do you need help selecting books for your classroom? It also shows how even a child can make a difference in this ole world. My eight-year-old daughter really enjoyed this book. Great leadership story for elementary age girls, Reviewed in the United States on July 18, 2020. She really enjoyed summarizing the plot for me and telling me all about the story. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. Interest Level: 2-6 There’s very few words that are specific to india. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. South Asian. 9-12 Genre. This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. Year Published 2016. A saintly black man endures the depredations of slavery and the torments of a cruel overseer. Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. 2 -- Ages 6-9, How to Write a Story: (Read-Aloud Book, Learn to Read and Write). Help all students become strategic and independent readers who love to read with book lists for Guided Reading Levels A to Z. I love this book.I can read this book over and over.The love of books is the best part.Book Uncle helps people of all. Buy at Powell's Books. Will you be able to get out of the mazes? Girl's Devotional Vol. Accelerated Reader Level: 3.8 ISBN-13: 9781554988099 "Right book for the right person for the right day" ~ I love this quote from this quirky bibliophile's book set in India. Book Uncle And Me. Please complete the following form to register: Find This And Other Titles Like It In The Following Collections…. The book starts out with nine-year-old Yasmin, a fun and feisty little girl who comes up with a big goal. This book reminded me of why I love reading. Every day after school she likes to stop by Book Uncle's lending library on the corner by her apartment complex. This mermaid-themed coloring and activity book for kids ages 4-8 combines high-quality, original coloring pages, dot-to-dots, mazes, and word searches. Meanwhile, the local mayoral election has everyone in the city excited—partly because a famous actor is running. Reviewed in the United States on January 11, 2017. And you? We read the first few chapters together, and then she read it on her own. Mermaids! Find out more with the Guided Reading Leveling Chart.. Plus, check out our Nonfiction Guided Reading Book Lists for Every Level. Fiction. A saintly black man endures the depredations of slavery and the torments of a cruel overseer. There was a problem loading your book clubs. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. The nine year old protagonist of "Book Uncle and Me," Yasmin, becomes an activist when Book Uncle, who runs a free lending library in front of her apartment complex, is forced to close his stall. Also by this author: Step Up to the Plate, Maria Singh. But what can she do? This is a brilliant, and extremely captivating novel. The local elections are coming up but she's just a kid. Full of twists and turns. Copyright: 2016 But when the mayor tries to shut down the rickety bookstand, Yasmin has to take her nose out of her book and do something. : Puzzle, Mazes, Crosswords, Dot to dot and more. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. Reviewed in the United States on February 14, 2017. Genres: Asia, People & Places. His motto is to provide the “right book for the right person for the right day.” Reviewed in the United States on June 12, 2018. Still, Yasmin has friends: her best friend, Reeni, and Anil, who even has a black belt in karate. Strong leadership lessons for young girls. But when the mayor tries to shut down the rickety bookstand, Yasmin has to take her nose out of her book and do something. Publisher: Groundwood Books. How many farts do you inhale on a plane? Author: Krishnaswami, Uma. Help kids ages 6 to 9 discover the history and life of Alexander Hamilton, Good book for book club or to teach about democracy, Reviewed in the United States on December 9, 2018. Previous page of related Sponsored Products. Color your life! 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