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Author Hopkinson, Deborah.

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

Edition First edition.
Publication Info. New York : Alfred A. Knopf, [2016]
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Juvenile Fiction  J HOPKINSO    LINKin RETURNED
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Description 290 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Summary 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.
Audience 740L Lexile
Note 740L Lexile
Study Program Accelerated Reader MG 5.1 9 181143
Note Accelerated Reader MG 5.1 9 181143
Subject Conduct of life -- Juvenile fiction.
Child labor -- Juvenile fiction.
Child abuse -- Juvenile fiction.
Immigrants -- Juvenile fiction.
Italians -- New York (State) -- New York -- Juvenile fiction.
Animals -- Treatment.
New York (N.Y.) -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile fiction.
ISBN 9780385754996 (hardcover)
9780385755009 (library binding)
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