The dumpster diver

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Candlewick Press,
Pub. Date:
1st ed.
One person's trash is another persons's treasure in this vivid picture-book ode to creative recycling -- and to loyal friends. Anyone can dive for treasure in the ocean, but Steve dives for it in his neighborhood dumpster! As he delves into the trash each weekend, Steve encourages his young neighbors (aka the Diving Team) to see the potential in what other people throw away. With a little bit of imagination, trash can be transformed into treasure -- and as the Diving Team soon discovers, it might even help a friend in need.
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Level 3.9, 0.5 Points
Lexile measure:
AD: Adult Directed 920L
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Grouped Work ID 3224bca7-8839-d8f7-afae-01d2c55a3d7f
Full title dumpster diver
Author wong janet s
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-18 23:23:59PM
Last Indexed 2018-05-20 02:21:24AM

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author Wong, Janet S.
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display_description Once a month--every week in the summer--Steve the electrician dons special gear and, with the help of youngsters who live in his building, dives into a dumpster seeking useful objects that they can transform into imaginative new ones.
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publishDate 2007
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subject_facet Humorous stories, Inventions -- Juvenile fiction, Neighbors -- Juvenile fiction, Salvage (Waste, etc.) -- Juvenile fiction
title_display The dumpster diver
title_full The dumpster diver / Janet S. Wong ; illustrated by David Roberts
title_short The dumpster diver
topic_facet Humorous stories, Inventions, Neighbors, Salvage (Waste, etc.)