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Here comes the garbage barge

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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


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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).

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