The Dumpster Diver

Dumpster Diver

Title: The Dumpster Diver

Author: Janet Wong

Illustrator: David Roberts


Steve is an electrician who dives for buried treasure in the alley behind his building. Steve, along with three other kids from the apartment building, form the diving team. They help Steve find treasures and turn an old blender into a lamp and an old lamp into a table. One day, Steve gets hurt diving for treasure, and the rest of the team go door to door collecting other’s useful junk. Instead of diving through trash, they build a wheelchair for Steve!

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