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The Resource The Thief Lord, Cornelia Funke ; [English translation, Oliver Latsch]

The Thief Lord, Cornelia Funke ; [English translation, Oliver Latsch]

Label
The Thief Lord
Title
The Thief Lord
Statement of responsibility
Cornelia Funke ; [English translation, Oliver Latsch]
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
Summary
Escaping the aunt who wants to adopt only one of them, two orphaned brothers run away from Hamburg to Venice, finding shelter with a gang of street children and their leader, the thirteen-year-old "Thief Lord," while also eluding the detective hired to return them to Germany
Member of
Summary
Two brothers, having run away from the aunt who plans to adopt the younger one, are sought by a detective hired by their aunt, but they have found shelter with -- and the protection of -- Venice's "Thief Lord."
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2003
  • Book Sense Book of the Year for Children's Literature, 2003.
  • Garden State Teen Book Award (New Jersey), Fiction (Grades 6-8), 2005.
  • Grand Canyon Reader Award (Arizona), Teen Book Category, 2004.
  • Great Lakes Great Books Award (Michigan), Grades 6-8, 2004.
  • Massachusetts Children's Book Award, 2005.
  • Mildred L. Batchelder Award, 2003.
  • New York Times Notable Children's Book, 2002
  • Young Reader's Choice Award (Pacific Northwest), Junior, 2005.
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 2002.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
102919
Cataloging source
DLC
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1958-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Funke, Cornelia Caroline
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.F96624
LC item number
Th 2002
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
700
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 6
  • 8
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Latsch, Oliver
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Runaways
  • Robbers and outlaws
  • Brothers
  • Detective and mystery stories
  • Orphans
  • Street children
  • Venice (Italy)
  • Italy
Target audience
adolescent
Label
The Thief Lord, Cornelia Funke ; [English translation, Oliver Latsch]
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
349 p.
Isbn
9780439404372
Lccn
2002021037
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
ocm49495048
Label
The Thief Lord, Cornelia Funke ; [English translation, Oliver Latsch]
Publication
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
349 p.
Isbn
9780439404372
Lccn
2002021037
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
ocm49495048

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