Fighting Ruben Wolfe is a young-adult fiction novel by Markus Zusak. Originally published in Australia by Omnibus in 2000, the first American Hardcover printing was by Arthur A. Levine Books, an imprint of Scholastic Press, February, 2001. First soft cover edition was printed in February, 2002. Fighting Ruben Wolfe is the second book featuring brothers Cameron and Ruben Wolfe and their family. The first book is The Underdog and the third book is When Dogs Cry.