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By the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller The Book Thief, this is a cryptic journey filled with laughter, fists, and love.

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?

 

This book is a 2005 Michael L. Printz Honor Book and recipient of five starred reviews.

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Synopsis:

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.

About the Author

Markus Zusak is the author of I Am the Messenger, winner of the Children's Book Council Book of the Year in Australia, Fighting Ruben Wolfe, an ALA Best Book for Young Adults, and Getting the Girl. The author lives in Sydney, Australia.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780739337295
Author:
Zusak, Markus
Publisher:
Listening Library
Read by:
Gray, Marc Aden
Read:
Gray, Marc Aden
Author:
Gray, Marc Aden
Subject:
General
Subject:
Self-Esteem
Subject:
Heroes
Subject:
Audiobooks
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Subject:
Children s-General
Subject:
Mysteries & Detective Stories
Edition Description:
Seven CD
Publication Date:
20060931
Binding:
COMPACT DISC
Grade Level:
from 7
Language:
English
Dimensions:
5.90x5.24x1.17 in. .55 lbs.
Media Run Time:
520
Age Level:
12-17

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Children's » General
Young Adult » Fiction » Social Issues » Self-Esteem and Self-Reliance

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"Synopsis" by , 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.

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