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A bandit's tale : the muddled misadventures of a pickpocket / Deborah Hopkinson.

Author/creator Hopkinson, Deborah author.
Format Book and Print
EditionFirst edition.
Publication Info New York : Alfred A. Knopf, [2016]
Copyright Notice ©2016
Description290 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Abstract In March of 1887, Rocco, an eleven-year-old from an Italian village, arrives in New York City where he is forced to live in squalor and beg for money as a street musician, but he finds the city's cruelty to children and animals intolerable and sets out to make things better, whatever the cost to himself.
General note"A Junior Library Guild selection"--Jacket flap.
Audience 740 Lexile
Awards noteA Junior Library Guild Selection.
Genre/formHistorical fiction.
LCCN 2015004491
ISBN9780385754996 (hardcover)
ISBN038575499X (hardcover)
ISBN9780385755009 (library binding)
ISBN0385755007 (library binding)

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