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The Resource The cardturner : a novel about a king, a queen, and a joker, Louis Sachar

The cardturner : a novel about a king, a queen, and a joker, Louis Sachar

Label
The cardturner : a novel about a king, a queen, and a joker
Title
The cardturner
Title remainder
a novel about a king, a queen, and a joker
Statement of responsibility
Louis Sachar
Title variation
Card turner
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When his wealthy uncle, a champion bridge player who has lost his vision, asks seventeen-year-old Alton to be a cardturner for him, Alton has no idea how much he will ultimately learn from his eccentric relative. Includes appendix by Syd Fox with information about bridge
Summary
Alton Richards doesn't have much going for him the summer after his junior year of high school and his parents insist he drive his wealthy, elderly uncle to his bridge club and be his cardturner. Alton soon finds himself intrigued by his uncle, by the game of bridge, and by pretty and shy Toni Castaneda. As the summer goes on, he tries to figure out the meaning of his life.
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Parents' Choice Award for Fiction, 2010.
  • YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults, 2011
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
354619
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • 012-up
  • HL 720
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
PZ7.S1185
LC item number
Car 2010
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
720
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 6
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adolescent
Label
The cardturner : a novel about a king, a queen, and a joker, Louis Sachar
Link
https://youtu.be/92hOyFi3fHc
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
Control code
19878463
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
336 pages
Isbn
9780385736626
Lccn
2009027585
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)430736481
Label
The cardturner : a novel about a king, a queen, and a joker, Louis Sachar
Link
https://youtu.be/92hOyFi3fHc
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
Control code
19878463
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
336 pages
Isbn
9780385736626
Lccn
2009027585
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)430736481

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