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The Book Thief

The Book Thief
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6 years, 2 months ago at Apr 24 16:28
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This book tells the story of a german young girl that is caught up in the middle of World War II, becomes friends with a jew, loses her family, loses everything, but somehow doesn't lose herself! Became one of my favorite books! I love the idea of death as a narrator, telling what she thinks of human beings and life. The characters are so real and loving, it's impossible not to get involved, not ... read more

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8 years, 1 month ago at May 3 21:44
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This was a beautifully written, thought provoking book about words, friendship, hope and love despite fear and uncertainty. I especially liked the interactions between Liesel and the people around her. I also liked Death as a narrator who sees both the good and bad in humans.

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7 years ago at Jun 21 16:48
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Rudy Steiner owns my heart. one of the best books ever.
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Description: It’s just a small story really, about among other things: a girl, some words, an accordionist, some fanatical Germans, a Jewish fist-fighter, and quite a lot of thievery. . . . Set during World War II in Germany, Markus Zusak’s groundbreaking new novel is the story of Liesel Meminger, a foster girl living outside of Munich. Liesel scratches out a meager existence for herself by stealing when she encounters something she can’t resist–books. With the help of her accordion-playing foster father, she learns to read and shares her stolen books with her neighbors during bombing raids as well as with the Jewish man hidden in ... (more)
Manufacturer: Knopf Books for Young Readers
Release date: 14 March 2006
ISBN-10 : 0375831002 | ISBN-13: 9780375831003
Tags: Germany (5), Fiction (4), WWII (4), Childhood (3), War (3), Historical Fiction (3), Thief (3), Books (3), Death (3), Poverty (3), Love (2), World War II (2), General Fiction (2), Drama (2), Library (1), Historical (1), Paperback (1), Markus-zusak (1), Kids (1), Bought (1)
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