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A Bandit's Tale free pdf From an award-winning author of historical fiction comes a story of survival, crime, adventure, and horses in the streets of 19th century New York City. Eleven-year-old Rocco is an Italian immigrant who finds himself alone in New York City after he's sold to a padrone by his poverty-stricken parents. While working as a street musician, he meets the boys of the infamous Bandits' Roost, who teach him the art of pickpocketing. Rocco embraces his new life of crime he's good at it, and it's more lucrative than banging a triangle on the street corner. But when he meets Meddlin' Mary, a strong-hearted Irish girl who's determined to help the horses of New York City, things begin to change. Rocco begins to reexamine his life and take his future into his own hands."

About Deborah Hopkinson

Deborah Hopkinson has written more than 40 books for young readers. Her picture books include "Sky Boys: How They Built the Empire State Building, " an ALA-ALSC Notable Children's Book and a Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Book- Abe Lincoln Crosses a Creek, an ALA-ALSC Notable Children's Book and a Junior Library Guild Selection- "A Boy Called Dickens-" and the ALA Notable Book "Apples to Oregon." She is also the author of the middle-grade novels "The Great Trouble: A Mystery of London, the Blue Death, and a Boy Called Eel "and "Into the Firestorm: A Novel of San Francisco, 1906. "Visit her at DeborahHopkinson.com.

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Author : Deborah Hopkinson
Publisher : Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers
Data Published :
ISBN : 0385755007
EAN : 9780385755009
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 304 pages
Age + : 5-9 years
Language : English
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    . From an award-winning author of historical fiction comes a story of survival, crime, adventure, and horses in the streets of 19th century New York City. Eleven-year-old Rocco is an Italian immigrant