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The Resource I am the messenger, Markus Zusak

I am the messenger, Markus Zusak

Label
I am the messenger
Title
I am the messenger
Statement of responsibility
Markus Zusak
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
After capturing a bank robber, nineteen-year-old cab driver Ed Kennedy begins receiving mysterious messages that direct him to addresses where people need help, and he begins getting over his lifelong feeling of worthlessness
Member of
Summary
After capturing a bank robber, nineteen-year-old cab driver Ed Kennedy begins receiving mysterious messages that direct him to addresses where people need help, and he begins getting over his lifelong feeling of worthlessness
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Children's Book of the Year Award for Older Readers (Children's Book Council of Australia), 2003.
  • NSW Premier's Literary Awards, Ethel Turner Prize for Young People's Literature, 2003.
  • USBBY Outstanding International Book, 2006.
  • YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2012
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2006
Awards note
Michael L. Printz Award Honor Book, 2006.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
132888
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.Z837
LC item number
Iae 2006
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
640
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 9
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adolescent
Label
I am the messenger, Markus Zusak
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "A Borzoi book"--T.p. verso
  • Originally published: The messenger. Australia : Pan Macmillan Australia, 2002
Contents
  • Part one: The first message: The holdup -- Sex should be like math: an introduction to my life -- The ace of diamonds -- The judge and the mirror -- Watching, waiting, raping -- Pieces -- Harrison avenue -- Being Jimmy -- The barefoot girl -- The shoebox -- Another stupid human -- Edgar street revisited -- Murder at the cathedral -- Part two: The stones of home: aftermath -- The visit -- The envelope -- Just Ed -- Cabs, the hooker, and Alice -- The stones -- The priest -- Juveniles -- The cops show up -- The easy one and ice cream -- The color of her lips -- Blood and roses -- The face of clubs -- Part three: Trying times for Ed Kennedy: The game -- Twenty dollars for the dog and the card -- Dig -- The benefits of lying -- The power and the glory -- A moment of beauty -- A moment of truth -- Clown Street. Chips. The Doorman. and me -- The woman -- Front-porch cyclone -- A phone call -- The Bell Street theater -- The last reel
  • Part four: The music of hearts: The music of hearts -- The kiss, the grave, the fire -- The casual suit -- To feel the fear -- Ritchie's sin -- God bless the man with the beard, the missing teeth, and the poverty -- The secret Marv -- Each to each -- The swings -- Audrey, part one: three nights to wait -- Marv's after thought -- Audrey, part two: three minutes to take -- The end -- Part five: The Joker: The laughter -- The weeks -- The end is not the end -- The folder -- The message
Control code
5045460
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Knopf trade pbk. ed.
Extent
357 p.
Isbn
9780375836671
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2006287709
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm68711615
  • (OCoLC)68711615
Label
I am the messenger, Markus Zusak
Link
Publication
Note
  • "A Borzoi book"--T.p. verso
  • Originally published: The messenger. Australia : Pan Macmillan Australia, 2002
Contents
  • Part one: The first message: The holdup -- Sex should be like math: an introduction to my life -- The ace of diamonds -- The judge and the mirror -- Watching, waiting, raping -- Pieces -- Harrison avenue -- Being Jimmy -- The barefoot girl -- The shoebox -- Another stupid human -- Edgar street revisited -- Murder at the cathedral -- Part two: The stones of home: aftermath -- The visit -- The envelope -- Just Ed -- Cabs, the hooker, and Alice -- The stones -- The priest -- Juveniles -- The cops show up -- The easy one and ice cream -- The color of her lips -- Blood and roses -- The face of clubs -- Part three: Trying times for Ed Kennedy: The game -- Twenty dollars for the dog and the card -- Dig -- The benefits of lying -- The power and the glory -- A moment of beauty -- A moment of truth -- Clown Street. Chips. The Doorman. and me -- The woman -- Front-porch cyclone -- A phone call -- The Bell Street theater -- The last reel
  • Part four: The music of hearts: The music of hearts -- The kiss, the grave, the fire -- The casual suit -- To feel the fear -- Ritchie's sin -- God bless the man with the beard, the missing teeth, and the poverty -- The secret Marv -- Each to each -- The swings -- Audrey, part one: three nights to wait -- Marv's after thought -- Audrey, part two: three minutes to take -- The end -- Part five: The Joker: The laughter -- The weeks -- The end is not the end -- The folder -- The message
Control code
5045460
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Knopf trade pbk. ed.
Extent
357 p.
Isbn
9780375836671
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2006287709
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm68711615
  • (OCoLC)68711615

Library Locations

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      858 Athens Road, Lexington, GA, 30648, US
      33.8894 -83.139
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