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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
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 protection from--Venice's "Thief Lord." Welcome to the magical world of Venice, Italy, where hidden canals and crumbling rooftops shelter runaways and children with incredible secrets
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.
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102919
Cataloging source
DLC
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1958-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Funke, Cornelia Caroline
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Intended audience
640
Intended audience source
Lexile
Language note
Translated from the German
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700
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 6
  • 8
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Latsch, Oliver
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Runaways
  • Runaway children
  • Street children
  • Robbers and outlaws
  • Brothers
  • Detectives
  • Mystery and detective stories
  • Venice (Italy)
  • Italy
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The Thief Lord, Cornelia Funke ; [English translation, Oliver Latsch]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "The Chicken House"--Spine
  • Includes a special sneak preview of Dragon rider in back of book
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
349 p.
Isbn
9780439420891
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o65169297
  • (OCoLC)65169297
Label
The Thief Lord, Cornelia Funke ; [English translation, Oliver Latsch]
Publication
Note
  • "The Chicken House"--Spine
  • Includes a special sneak preview of Dragon rider in back of book
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
349 p.
Isbn
9780439420891
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o65169297
  • (OCoLC)65169297

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