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Don't check out this book! / Kate Klise ; illustrated by M. Sarah Klise.

Klise, Kate, (author.). Klise, M. Sarah, (illustrator.).

Available copies

  • 3 of 3 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 2 of 2 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

Current holds

0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Bagley Public Library J KLI (Text) 33500013251343 New Available -
Barnesville Public Library J KLI (Text) 33500013251350 New Available -
Grygla LINK Site j KLI (Text) 35500006274573 Main Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781616209766
  • ISBN: 1616209763
  • Physical Description: 139 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
  • Edition: First edition
  • Publisher: Chapel Hill, North Carolina : Algonquin Young Readers, [2020]

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
When Appleton Elementary's new school board president, Ivana Beprawpa, uses her position to line her own pockets, student sleuths Sara and May, supported by passionate librarian Rita B. Danjerous, seek the truth. Told through letters, memos, and text messages.-- Provided by Publisher.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 8-12. Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill.
Grades 4-6. Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill.
Reviews

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2020 April #2
    The start of the school year in Appleton, Illinois, brings new school librarian, Rita B. Danjerous, and newly elected school-board president Ivana "I don't need to read a book to know I don't like it" Beprawpa into position for a face-off. Not only does the school's broom-closet library now feature a "green dot" collection of titles on controversial or embarrassing topics that students can borrow anonymously, but the librarian is recommending books that keep students—and even some grown-ups!—awake past their bedtimes. Worse yet, Ms. Danjerous refuses to patronize Beprawpa Attire (the only clothing store in town) to outfit her nine-year-old daughter, May B, according to the newly imposed dress code. Beprawpa is set up as a straw villain, so openly corrupt that the climactic school-board meeting is less a forum for airing conflicting views, and more the event where she gets hers. Not their best, but another pun-tastic outing from the Sisters Klise, told entirely in memos, email messages, chats, letters, invoices, and newspaper reports, and dedicated to all "rabble-rousing librarians and scandal-stomping young readers." Grades 3-5. Copyright 2020 Booklist Reviews.

Subject: Schools > Juvenile fiction.
Conduct of life > Juvenile fiction.
Books and reading > Juvenile fiction.
Investigative reporting > Juvenile fiction.
Letters > Juvenile fiction.
Schools > Fiction.
Conduct of life > Fiction.
Books and reading > Fiction.
Investigative reporting > Fiction.
Letters > Fiction.
Books and reading.
Conduct of life.
Investigative reporting.
Letters.
Schools.
Genre: Fiction.
Juvenile works.
Humorous fiction.

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