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Here comes the garbage barge

by Jonah Winter

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  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Schwartz & Wade Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Refuse and refuse disposal -- Fiction,
  • Barges -- Fiction,
  • Voyages and travel -- Fiction,
  • Islip (N.Y.) -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction

  • About the Edition

    In the spring of 1987, the town of Islip, New York, with no place for its 3,168 tons of garbage, loads it on a barge that sets out on a 162-day journey along the east coast, around the Gulf of Mexico, down to Belize, and back again, in search of a place willing to accept and dispose of its very smelly cargo.

    Edition Notes

    StatementJonah Winter ; illustrated by Chris Sickels.
    GenreFiction.
    ContributionsSickels, Chris, ill.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.W75477 Her 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22657766M
    ISBN 109780375852183, 9780375952180
    LC Control Number2008040709

      Here Comes the Garbage Barge! by Jonah Winter This New York Times Best Illustrated Book is a mostly true and completely stinky story that is sure to make you say, “Pee-yew!”/5(30). Here Comes the Garbage Barge. Home; Recorded Books is the largest independent producer of audiobooks in the world. Our RBdigital platform distributes the broadest array of digital content types—including audiobooks, video, magazines, eBooks, education, and entertainment—all in .

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      “Here Comes the Garbage Barge!” is a glorious visual treat, but as an inspirational tale, it feels weirdly inconclusive; it wants to celebrate garbage and wag a finger at the same : Karen Schoemer. • Another simple book about saving our planet, a environmental primer for young readers. • The Garbage Barge is a fiction story, based on a real event that happened in NY in • This book importantly conveys the message that garbage has to go somewhere. It .


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Yes. Hilarious. You betcha!” and the New York Times Book Review raved, “[A] glorious visual treat.”Cited by: 2. The book Here Comes the Garbage Barge is a great story based upon the amount of garbage that is present in Long Island.

Pictures inside the book show great detail in the amount of garbage present on the island, allowing the story to show the large dilemma that they are faced with/5.

"Garbage Barge" is a book that has lessons to learn from so many points. Obviously, the first lesson to learn is about our environmental responsibility.

At the time of this story, garbage from New York City and Long Island was routinely mounded on land or barged out /5(34). Written by: Jonah Winter. Illustrated by: Red Nose Studio.

Published by: Schwartz & Wade Books. Here comes the garbage barge book Read by: Justin Theroux. Suggested grade level: 3rd - 4th.

Run time: 11 minutes. Before everyone recycled there was a town that had 3, tons of garbage and nowhere to put it. Enter the Garbage Barge. This mostly true and completely stinky story. Here Comes the Garbage Barge was a New York Times Best Illustrated book ofa Huffington Post Best Picture Book of the Year, and a School Library Journal Best Book of the Year.

The Washington Post said, “Cautionary. Yes. Hilarious. You betcha!” and the New York Times Book Review raved, “[A] glorious visual treat.”.

Here Comes The Garbage Barge. () About book: Excellent book to share with students on Earth Day or when teaching lessons on the importance of recycling and reducing illustrations were amazing (especially when considering that they're made out of trash), and the charming text complimented them perfectly.

I really enjoyed the descriptions of the places the Garbage Barge tried /5(3). Winter tackles the true-life tale of the Garbage Barge fiasco in this entirely amusing mix of fact and fiction. When the city of Islip on Long Island ends up with too much garbage, some businessmen (merged into a single character here named Gino Stroffolino) decide the best solution is to ship it to a distant Southern contact.

Here Comes the Garbage Barge by Jonah Winter is an informative picture book that promotes environmental issues, respect, responsibility and responsible decision-making. Based on true events before recycling was standard. Here Comes the Garbage Barge Written by Jonah Winter and Illustrated by Red Nose Studio Before there was recycling, there was the garbage barge, which carried a town's 3, tons of garbage away.

here comes the garbage barge written by jonah winter illustrated by red nose studio suggested grade level: 3rd - 4th Watch the video of actor Justin Theroux reading this story at e Size: KB.

Here Comes the Garbage Barge is the fictionalized, but true, story of a barge full of trash that no one wanted.

During the late 's Long Island's landfills were overflowing. Eventually the government stepped in and outlawed further burying of trash. So, it was decided the trash would be shipped to the south. Here Comes the Garbage Barge. book. When a little town on Long Island is inundated with garbage, its citizens become more environmentally aware, while a garbage barge travels the North American coast in search of a dumping location/5(1).

Here Comes the Garbage Barge was a New York Times Best Illustrated book ofa Huffington Post Best Picture Book of the Year, and a School Library Journal Best Book of the Year. The Washington Post said, “Cautionary. Yes. Hilarious. You betcha!” and the New York Times Book Review raved, “[A] glorious visual treat.”Brand: Random House Children's Books.

Here Comes the Garbage Barge. by Jonah Winter and Chris Sickels. 14 Total Resources 2 Awards View Text Complexity Submit Text Complexity. Audio Excerpt from Here Comes the Garbage Barge. Name Pronunciation with Jonah Winter; Name Pronunciation with. Before there was recycling, there was the garbage barge, which carried a town's 3, tons of garbage away.

The teacher's guide includes reading comprehension questions, a geography activity, and instructions for building a model of a landfill. The message is the medium in this zany fictionalized version of the story of a garbage-laden barge that left Long Island for North Carolina after local landfills closed.

1 volume (unpaged): 26 x 30 cm In the spring ofthe town of Islip, New York, with no place for its 3, tons of garbage, loads it on a barge that sets out on a day journey along the east coast, around the Gulf of Mexico, down to Belize, and back again, in search of a place willing to accept and dispose of its very smelly cargo.

Here Comes the Garbage Barge. is a fascinating picture book on many levels. Winter's caricatures of people in different regions are humorous and cutting. He is able to illuminate the ridiculousness of the situation and still create sympathy for the poor captain.

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Here Comes The Garbage Barge. This New York Times Best Illustrated Book is a mostly true and completely stinky story that is sure to make you say, “Pee-yew!”Teaching environmental awareness has become a national priority, and this hilarious book (subtly) drives home the message that we can’t produce unlimited trash without consequences.

Here Comes the Garbage Barge was a New York Times Best Illustrated book ofa Huffington Post Best Picture Book of the Year, and a School Library Journal Best Book of the Year.

The Washington Post said, "Cautionary? Yes. Hilarious? You betcha!" and the New York Times Book Review raved, "[A] glorious visual treat."/5(25). Enter the garbage barge, who hauls the junk down the coast of North America looking for a place to dump it Here is the fascinating behind-the-scenes glimpse into the creation of these.