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The Resource I am the messenger, by Markus Zusak

I am the messenger, by Markus Zusak

Label
I am the messenger
Title
I am the messenger
Statement of responsibility
by Markus Zusak
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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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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 Honor for Excellence in Young Adult Literature, 2006
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
132888
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Zusak, Markus
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • 640
  • Decoding demand: 96 (very high)
  • Semantic demand: 100 (very high)
  • Syntactic demand: 87 (very high)
  • Structure demand: 88 (very high)
Intended audience source
  • Lexile
  • Lexile
Interest level
  • UG
  • High School
LC call number
PZ7.Z837
LC item number
Iae 2005
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
640
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 9
  • 12
Reading level
  • 3.9
  • 6.2
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader AR
  • Reading Counts RC
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Self-esteem in adolescence
  • Heroes
  • Taxicab drivers
  • Self-esteem
  • Heroes
  • Taxicab drivers
  • Self-esteem
  • Heroes and heroines
  • Taxicab drivers
  • Heroes
  • Self-esteem in adolescence
  • Taxicab drivers
  • YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Coming of Age
  • YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Mysteries & Detective Stories
  • YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Travel & Transportation
Target audience
adolescent
Label
I am the messenger, by Markus Zusak
Link
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Publication
Note
Originally published : Australia : Pan Macmillan Australia, 2002 under title The messenger
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
20389758
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
357 pages
Isbn
9780375836671
Lccn
2003027388
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780375830990
System control number
  • (OCoLC)54501483
  • (OCoLC)54501483
Label
I am the messenger, by Markus Zusak
Link
Publication
Note
Originally published : Australia : Pan Macmillan Australia, 2002 under title The messenger
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
20389758
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
357 pages
Isbn
9780375836671
Lccn
2003027388
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780375830990
System control number
  • (OCoLC)54501483
  • (OCoLC)54501483

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