A New York Times bestseller, winner of the School Library Journal Best Book of the Year, Publisher Weekly’s Best Children’s Book of the Year and the National Jewish Book Award for Children’s and Young Adult Literature, “The Book Thief” resonates with the millions of people who have read it. As a powerful book itself, this historical novel is a testament to the power that books have had for centuries.
Liesel Meminger is the heroine of this story, which takes place in 1939 Nazi Germany. As a young foster girl outside of Munich, Liesel discovers an undying passion for reading. Books have become her sanctuary. Not wealthy enough to afford them, Liesel resorts to stealing them. Once her foster father teaches her to read, she shares the books with all of those around. Liesel transports her neighbors and even the Jewish man they’re hiding to another world by reading the books to them while hiding during bomb raids.
Through beautiful language and superb storytelling, author Markus Zusak created a story that resounds with young and adult readers alike. The book is so widely popular with readers that it was made into a movie in 2013.
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Author: Markus Zusak
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