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The Lunch Thief

Title

The Lunch Thief

Authors

Anne C. Bromley

Illustrator

Robert Casilla

Publisher

Tilbury House

Publication Year

2010

ISBN

9780884483113

Pages

32 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Rafael is angry that a new student is stealing lunches, but he takes time to learn what the real problem is before acting.

Grade Level

K-3, 3-5

Lexile Measure

AD620L

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Homelessness; homeless child; homeless family; displaced; living in a motel

Main Character

male child

Race/Ethnicities

Hispanic / White

Family Formation

mother and father

Awards

San Diego Book Award, 2011, Finalist
Skipping Stones Honor Award, 2011, Winner, Multicultural And International

Keywords

fire; theft; food; friendship; lunch; sharing; group project; hunger

Diversity Impact

direct

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