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Contributor(s): Clements, Andrew (Author), Henderson, McDavid (Illustrator)

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ISBN: 0689860102     ISBN-13: 9780689860102
Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers
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Binding Type: Paperback - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: August 2003
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Annotation: A thought-provoking exploration of prejudice from the master of the school story. This timely, deceptively short and simple story will make readers look at the world around them in a new way. Illustrations.
Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | School & Education
- Juvenile Fiction | Social Themes - Prejudice & Racism
- Juvenile Fiction | Social Themes - Values & Virtues
Dewey: FIC
LCCN: 2001057657
Age Level: 9-11
Grade Level: 4-6
Lexile Measure: 640(Not Available)
Physical Information: 0.28" H x 6.38" W x 7.66" (0.16 lbs) 89 pages
Features: Ikids, Illustrated, Price on Product
Review Citations: PW Notes and Reprints 09/15/2003 pg. 67
Publishers Weekly 09/15/2003
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 60720
Reading Level: 4.1   Interest Level: Middle Grades   Point Value: 1.0
 
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Publisher Description:
Thief

When Phil sees another kid wearing his brother's jacket, he assumes the jacket was stolen. It turns out he was wrong, and Phil has to ask himself the question: Would he have made the same assumption if the boy wearing the jacket hadn't been African American? And that question leads to others that reveal some unsettling truths about Phil's neighborhood, his family, and even himself.


Contributor Bio(s): Clements, Andrew: - Andrew Clements is the author of the enormously popular Frindle. More than 10 million copies of his books have been sold, and he has been nominated for a multitude of state awards, including two Christopher Awards and an Edgar Award. His popular works include About Average, Troublemaker, Extra Credit, Lost and Found, No Talking, Room One, Lunch Money, and more. He is also the author of the Benjamin Pratt & the Keepers of the School series. He lives with his wife in Maine and has four grown children. Visit him at AndrewClements.com.
 
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