The Thief Lord (eBook)

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Ages 11-14
eBooks
ISBN 13: 978-0-54-559799-9
376 Pages
eBook Features: Reading Challenge Quiz
English Language
Compatible with These Devices: Storia is available for Windows® PC, iPad®, Kindle® Fire, and Android™ tablets. *This eBook is best viewed on a PC or tablet. Not recommended for small screens.
File Size: 13 MB
Illustrator: Christian Burmingham
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
Subject & Themes: Brothers & Sisters, Runaways, Leadership & Responsibility, Cities & States
Genres: Action & Adventure, Mystery & Suspense
Awards: Batchelder Award Winners

Summary

Bo and Prosper's mom had always spoken lovingly of Venice, Italy. So, when she dies, leaving the two boys orphaned, they can't think of a better place to reinvent themselves. Off they go, from the familiar streets of Hamburg to the winding waterways of Venice, where adventure awaits.
Before long, the brothers fall in with a community of young runaways happily living together in an abandoned, old theater. Their leader? Scipio, a Robin Hood-like persona known as Thief Lord, who steals from the rich to support his gaggle of homeless kids. Petty thievery takes a more serious turn when Scipio is asked to steal a broken, wooden wing, said to be missing from a magical carousel that turns adults into children and children into adults.
This well-told tale became a breakaway, international hit for bestselling German author Cornelia Funke.

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