Books by Markus Zusak

UNDERDOGS by Markus Zusak
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Sept. 1, 2011

"Appealing to fans and providing an entry point for fresh readers, this is a much-appreciated addition to the Wolfe brothers' canon. (Fiction. 12 & up)"
A three-in-one volume binds together Zusak's two later books about Cameron with his first, paradoxically the last to appear in the United States. Read full book review >
THE BOOK THIEF by Markus Zusak
FICTION
Released: March 14, 2006

"Beautiful and important. (Fiction. 12+)"
When Death tells a story, you pay attention. Read full book review >
I AM THE MESSENGER by Markus Zusak
ADVENTURE
Released: Feb. 8, 2005

"Those, however, who like to speculate about the nature of fiction, might enjoy the unlikely, even gimmicky, conclusion. (Fiction. YA)"
In this winner of the Australian Children's Book Award for Older Readers, 19-year-old Ed Kennedy slouches through life driving a taxi, playing poker with his buddies, and hanging out with his personable dog, Doorman. Read full book review >
GETTING THE GIRL by Markus Zusak
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: April 1, 2003

"Poignant yet unsentimental, his coming-of-age exploration will touch the heart. (Fiction. YA)"
A self-contained working-class lad falls for his brother's ex-girlfriend, which in turn triggers a rift between the siblings. Read full book review >
FIGHTING RUBEN WOLFE by Markus Zusak
ADVENTURE
Released: March 1, 2001

"Engrossing. (Fiction. YA)"
From Australia, Zusak debuts with an intense tale about boxing, brotherly solidarity, and searching for self-respect. Read full book review >