The Book Thief

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By Markus Zusak
Publisher Alfred A. Knopf
The Book Thief
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The extraordinary #1 New York Times bestseller that is now a major motion picture, Markus Zusaks unforgettable story is about the ability of books to feed the soul.It is 1939. Nazi Germany. The country is holding its breath. Death has never been busier, and will become busier still.Liesel Meminger is a foster girl living outside of Munich, who scratches out a meager existence for herself by stealing when she encounters something she cant resistbooks. With the help of her accordionplaying 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 her basement. In superbly crafted writing that burns with intensity, awardwinning author Markus Zusak, author of I Am the Messenger, has given us one of the most enduring stories of our time.

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116389 words116,389 words
592 pages592 pages
Lexile 730LLexile 730L
Grade P to 12Grade P to 12
Age 1-17Age 1-17
Published 2007Published 2007

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0375842209

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