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The Book Thief ChallengeThe Book Thief Challenge: 03/24/09

This challenge is all about getting to know the thief. You may pick how many books to read (since I know a lot of you have many other books to read!):

  • 1-3 books ~ Pickpocket
  • 3-6 books ~ Candy Shoplifter
  • 6-9 books ~Bank Robber
  • 9-12+ books ~ Grand Thief


  • The book can be of any genre (fiction or nonfiction) but must have some relation to thieves/theft. The book can have the word "Thief" in the title, can be about thieves, can involve a scene where something is stolen, etc. Use your imagination if necessary.

  • Since this started later in the year, any thief-related books may be added to your current list.

  • Please sign up with Mr. Linky. Make sure the link you added leads to your list/post not just your blog.

  • Please feel free to use books you read here for other challenges too!
  • It's not required for you to pre-list your books
  • The challenge begins today and ends December 31st, 2009

To join in the fun, sign up at The Younger Reader.

My tentative list includes:

  1. The Bookman's Wake by John Dunning
  2. Chasing Cezanne by Peter Mayle
  3. Encylcopedia Brown and the Case of the Mysterious Handprints by Donald J. Sobol
  4. Flood Tide by Clive Cussler
  5. A Rebel in Time by Harry Harrison
  6. A Stainless Steel Rat is Born by Harry Harrison
  7. A Thief of Time by Tony Hillerman
  8. Dead Sea Cipher by Elzabeth Peters
  9. Jimmy, the Pickpocket of the Palace by Donna Jo Napoli
  10. Lullabies for Little Criminals by Heather O'Neill

My Actual list includes:

  1. The Secret of Lost Things by Sheridan Hays
  2. Blaze by Stephen King
  3. The Sneakiest Pirates by Dalton James
  4. The Silent Man by Alex Berensen
  5. R is for Ricochet by Sue Grafton


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Comment #1: Thursday, March, 26, 2009 at 18:08:22


Welcome to the challenge! Good luck and have fun :)

Comment #2: Thursday, March 26, 2009 at 22:56:22


Thank you. I think I will.

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