I Am the Messenger
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New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2006., New York :
ISBN:
9780307433480 :, 030743348X :
Accelerated Reader:
IL: UG - BL: 3.9 - AR Pts: 12
Lexile measure:
640L
Rating:
640
Status:
Axis 360
Description
DON&;T MISS BRIDGE OF CLAY, MARKUS ZUSAK&;S FIRST NOVEL SINCE THE BOOK THIEF AND AN UNFORGETTABLE AND SWEEPING FAMILY SAGA.   From the author of the extraordinary #1 New York Times bestseller The Book Thief, I Am the Messenger is an acclaimed novel filled with laughter, fists, and love.  A MICHAEL L. PRINTZ HONOR BOOK FIVE STARRED REVIEWS Ed Kennedy is an underage cabdriver without much of a future. He's pathetic at playing cards, hopelessly in love with his best friend, Audrey, and utterly devoted to his coffee-drinking dog, the Doorman. His life is one of peaceful routine and incompetence until he inadvertently stops a bank robbery.   That's when the first ace arrives in the mail. That's when Ed becomes the messenger. Chosen to care, he makes his way through town helping and hurting (when necessary) until only one question remains: Who's behind Ed's mission?
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eBook
Edition:
First Knopf trade paperback edition.
Language:
English
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 3.9, 12 Points
Lexile measure:
640

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General Note
Originally published: The messenger. Australia : Pan Macmillan Australia, 2002.
Description
Meet Ed Kennedy?underage cabdriver, pathetic cardplayer, and useless at romance. He lives in a shack with his coffee-addicted dog, the Doorman, and he?s hopelessly in love with his best friend, Audrey. His life is one of peaceful routine and incompetence, until he inadvertently stops a bank robbery. That?s when the first Ace arrives. That?s when Ed becomes the messenger. . . .Chosen to care, he makes his way through town helping and hurting (when necessary), until only one question remains: Who?s behind Ed?s mission?Winner of the 2003 Children?s Book Council Book of the Year Award in Australia, I Am the Messenger is a cryptic journey filled with laughter, fists, and love. From the Hardcover edition.
Description
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.
Target Audience
640,Lexile.
Target Audience
640L,Lexile
Study Program Information
Accelerated Reader AR,UG,3.9,12,86117
Study Program Information
Accelerated Reader,UG,3.9,12,86117
Awards
Michael L. Printz Award Honor Book, 2006
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APA Citation (style guide)

Zusak, M. (2006). I Am the Messenger. First Knopf trade paperback edition. New York: Alfred A. Knopf.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Zusak, Markus. 2006. I Am the Messenger. New York: Alfred A. Knopf.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Zusak, Markus, I Am the Messenger. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2006.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Zusak, Markus. I Am the Messenger. First Knopf trade paperback edition. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2006. Web.

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