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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
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
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
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
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
  • 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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