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  • Genre: Realistic Fiction
  • Author: Markus Zusak
  • List: Margaret A. Edwards Award
  • Fighting Ruben Wolfe

    Partly because of their family's poor finances and partly to prove themselves, brothers Ruben and Cameron take jobs as fighters and find themselves reacting very differently in the boxing ring. With lyrical prose, memorable characters, and authentic dialogue, Zusak's richly nuanced stories capture and hold teens' attention from the first word to the last.
  • Getting the Girl

    Tired of being the underdog, Cameron Wolfe hungers to become something worthwhile and finally finds a girl with whom he can share his words and feelings--his popular brother Rube's ex-girlfriend. With lyrical prose, memorable characters, and authentic dialogue, Zusak's richly nuanced stories capture and hold teens' attention from the first word to the last.
  • I Am the Messenger

    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. With lyrical prose, memorable characters, and authentic dialogue, Zusak's richly nuanced stories capture and hold teens' attention from the first word to the last.