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The luster of lost things, by Sophie Chen Keller

Label
The luster of lost things
Title
The luster of lost things
Statement of responsibility
by Sophie Chen Keller
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Author
Subject
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Language
eng
Summary
  • Walter Lavender Jr. is a master of finding missing things -- except for his father. But, silenced by a motor speech disorder, he wouldn't be able to tell you. The Luster of Lost Things is a lyrical meditation on why we become lost and how we are found, from the bright, broken heart of a boy who knows where to look for everyone but himself
  • There's only one place in the world that Walter Lavender Jr. feels at home: The Lavenders, his mother's unusual West Village dessert shop. When the mysterious and magical Book at the heart of the shop vanishes and a landlord threatens closure, it's up to Walter to find the Book and save the shop. Despite-- or because of-- a communication disorder that renders him speechless and friendless, Milton's best friend is his overweight golden retriever. Their quest takes them around and under New York City, introducing him to the extraordinary and forgotten people of this fantastical city
  • "A boy with an uncanny ability to find lost objects must embark on his most important search yet in order to save his mother's enchanted dessert shop, the only place he's ever called home. There's only one place in the world that lonely twelve-year-old Walter Lavender Jr. feels at home: The Lavenders, his mother's unusual West Village dessert shop ... When the mysterious and magical Book at the heart of the shop vanishes and a landlord threatens closure, it's up to Walter to find the Book and save the shop. Despite--or because of--a communication disorder that renders him speechless and friendless, Walter has a special ability to find lost things. In fact, the only thing he's failed to find is his father, a pilot lost in a presumed plane crash at sea before Walter was born. Accompanied by Milton, his best friend and overweight golden retriever, Walter's quest will take him around and under New York City, into subway tunnels and soaring over Central Park, from bottle collecting in Chinatown to racing through the Met, and introduce him to the extraordinary and forgotten people of this fantastical city. Along the way he will discover his voice and learn what it means to truly be found"--
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1988-
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Keller, Sophie Chen
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print basic series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Boys
  • Autism
  • Dogs
  • Bakeries
  • Magic
  • Golden retriever
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • Large type books
  • Autism
  • Boys
  • Dogs
  • Bakeries
  • New York (State)
  • Magic
  • Golden retriever
  • Large type books
Label
The luster of lost things, by Sophie Chen Keller
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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
on1000447438
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
439 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432845742
Lccn
2017037240
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
The luster of lost things, by Sophie Chen Keller
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
on1000447438
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
439 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432845742
Lccn
2017037240
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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