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The Resource The thief lord, Cornelia Funke

The thief lord, Cornelia Funke

Label
The thief lord
Title
The thief lord
Statement of responsibility
Cornelia Funke
Creator
Contributor
Author
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
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1958-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Funke, Cornelia
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.F96624
LC item number
Th 2004
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
  • Runaway children
  • Brigands and robbers
  • Brothers
  • Detective and mystery stories
  • Orphans
  • Street children
  • Venice (Italy)
  • Italy
  • Large type books
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
The thief lord, Cornelia Funke
Instantiates
Publication
Note
English translation by Oliver Latsch
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
16933113
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
483 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780786270842
Isbn Type
(lg. print : hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2004059448
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm56590829
Label
The thief lord, Cornelia Funke
Publication
Note
English translation by Oliver Latsch
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
16933113
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
483 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780786270842
Isbn Type
(lg. print : hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2004059448
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm56590829

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