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Scholastic Asian Book Award (SABA)

Book Uncle And Me (2011)

By : Uma Krishnaswami

For Ages:

7 - 18


Young Adults

Yasmin borrows a book from Book Uncle's free lending library every evening. Book Uncle's library is on the street corner next to the apartment where Yasmin and Reeni live. One day, Book Uncle seems to be in trouble. He is asked by the Mayor to move somewhere else. So Yasmin and her friends want to help him. Meanwhile, the adults are busy with the upcoming elections. They think that if Karate Samuel wins the election, he can let Book Uncle get his library back to its old, a bit dusty, corner. The story is about how they help Book Uncle get his library back to place.


  • Genre: Young Adult
  • Lexile Measure: 720L
  • ISBN: 9789810728212
  • Age Level: 7 - 18
  • Format: Paperback
  • Rights: Asia