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

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

Label
The Thief Lord
Title
The Thief Lord
Statement of responsibility
Cornelia Funke ; [English translation, Oliver Latsch ; interior illustrations, Cornelia Funke]
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Orphaned brothers Prosper and Bo, having run away from their cruel aunt and uncle, decide to hide out in Venice where they fall in with the Thief Lord, a thirteen-year-old boy who leads a crime ring of street children
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
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1958-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Funke, Cornelia Caroline
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
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
  • Funke, Cornelia Caroline
  • Latsch, Oliver
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Vaughan, Brian K
  • Robbers and outlaws
  • Brothers
  • Detectives
  • Venice (Italy)
  • Italy
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The Thief Lord, Cornelia Funke ; [English translation, Oliver Latsch ; interior illustrations, Cornelia Funke]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Translation of: Herr der Diebe
  • "The Chicken House."
  • Originally published: Hamburg, Germany : Cecile Dressler, c2000
  • "First published in the United Kingdom in 2002 by The Chicken House ... Somerset"--T.p. verso
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
349 p.
Isbn
9780439404372
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2002021037
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) bwi08501074
  • CARL0623435791
  • (OCoLC)49495048
Label
The Thief Lord, Cornelia Funke ; [English translation, Oliver Latsch ; interior illustrations, Cornelia Funke]
Publication
Note
  • Translation of: Herr der Diebe
  • "The Chicken House."
  • Originally published: Hamburg, Germany : Cecile Dressler, c2000
  • "First published in the United Kingdom in 2002 by The Chicken House ... Somerset"--T.p. verso
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
349 p.
Isbn
9780439404372
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2002021037
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) bwi08501074
  • CARL0623435791
  • (OCoLC)49495048

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