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Thief (Reissue) (Paperback) (Megan Whalen Turner)

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"I can steal anything." So declares Gen, the hero of the Newbery Honor Book The Thief—an exciting adventure fantasy set in a mythical land rich with intrigue. Gen's bragging lands him in prison . . . but then the king's magus needs the thief's skill for a near-impossible task: to steal a priceless magical jewel from a faraway land. "In addition to its charismatic hero, this story possesses one of the most valuable treasures of all—a twinkling jewel of a surprise ending," wrotePublishers Weekly in a starred review.

The first of six planned books set in Gen's world, The Thief was an ALA Best Book of the Year as well as a Newbery Honor Book.School Library Journal said, "YAs who like snide, quick-tempered, softhearted heroes will love Gen," andKirkus Reviews called it "an uplifting book, a literary journey that enriches both its characters and readers."

Correlates to the Common Core State Standards in English Language Arts

Gen flaunts his ingenuity as a thief and relishes the adventure which takes him to a remote temple of the gods where he will attempt to steal a precious stone.
Edition: Reissue
Number of Pages: 28016
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Action + Adventure / General, Law + Crime, Royalty, Science Fiction + Fantasy + Magic, Legends + Myths + Fables / General
Series Title: Thief of Eddis
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Harpercollins Childrens Books
Age Range: Teen
Author: Megan Whalen Turner
Language: English
Street Date: January 1, 2006
TCIN: 11950848
UPC: 9780060824976
Item Number (DPCI): 248-28-5508
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