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Markus Zusak was born in 1975 and is the author of five books, including the international bestseller, The Book Thief , which is translated into more than forty languages. First released in 2005, The Book Thief has spent a total of 375 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list, and still remains there eight years after it first came out.

His first three books, The Underdog, Fighting Ruben Wolfe and When Dogs Cry (also known as Getting the Girl ), released between 1999 and 2001, were all published internationally and garnered a number of awards and honours in his native Australia, and the USA.

The Messenger (or I am the Messenger ), published in 2002, won the 2003 Australian Children’s Book Council Book of the Year Award (Older Readers)...more




Typical that it’s only once I’ve left Vegas that I get a photo I like…of a postcard. Thanks ALA and @yalsa for the Margaret Edwards excitement & @randomhousekids for being YOURSELVES, as always.

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Average rating: 4.34 · 653,044 ratings · 71,884 reviews · 10 distinct works · Similar authors
The Book Thief
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4.36 of 5 stars 4.36 avg rating — 614,099 ratings — published 2005 — 182 editions
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I Am the Messenger
4.11 of 5 stars 4.11 avg rating — 57,659 ratings — published 2002 — 61 editions
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Getting the Girl (Wolfe Bro...
3.7 of 5 stars 3.70 avg rating — 2,957 ratings — published 2001 — 27 editions
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Fighting Ruben Wolfe (Wolfe...
3.85 of 5 stars 3.85 avg rating — 1,877 ratings — published 2000 — 22 editions
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Underdog (Wolfe Brothers, #1)
3.47 of 5 stars 3.47 avg rating — 1,225 ratings — published 1999 — 14 editions
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Underdogs (Wolfe Brothers, ...
3.89 of 5 stars 3.89 avg rating — 671 ratings — published 2011 — 5 editions
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4.71 of 5 stars 4.71 avg rating — 52 ratings — published 2014 — 2 editions
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Bridge of Clay
4.12 of 5 stars 4.12 avg rating — 50 ratings5 editions
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The Book Thief
4.65 of 5 stars 4.65 avg rating — 17 ratings — published 2008
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4.56 of 5 stars 4.56 avg rating — 9 ratings — expected publication 2014
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“Sometimes people are beautiful.
Not in looks.
Not in what they say.
Just in what they are.”
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“The only thing worse than a boy who hates you: a boy that loves you.”
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