The Robber and Me by Josef Holub

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A School Library Journal Best Book
A Publishers Weekly Best Book
 

About Josef Holub

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Mirjam Pressler won the German Youth Literature Prize in 1994 for the body of her work. A translator and biographer of Anne Frank, she lives in Germany and Israel. Elizabeth D. Crawford's translations have won many prizes, including the 1998 Batchelder Award for "The Robber and Me," by Josef Holub (Holt).
 
Published December 15, 1997 by Henry Holt and Co. (BYR). 224 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Action & Adventure, Literature & Fiction, Travel. Fiction

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At first, Boniface's uncle seems to be a cold and orderly man of the law, and Boniface isn't sure he belongs under his care.

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A timid orphan boy in 1867 Germany stars in a suspense novel praised by PW's starred review as ""clever, fast-moving [and full of] memorable characters."" Ages 10-up.

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Boniface gains the courage to uncover the truth about the robber and his alleged life of crime, but the truth alone cannot save the wanted man from being hunted.

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