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The book thief

Author: Markus Zusak
Publisher: London : Black Swan, 2007, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Narrated in the all-knowing matter-of-fact voice of Death, witnessing the story of the citizens of Molching. By 1943, the Allied bombs are falling, and the sirens begin to wail. Liesel shares out her books in the air-raid shelters. But one day, the wail of the sirens comes too late.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Historical fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Markus Zusak
ISBN: 9780552773898 0552773891
OCLC Number: 271834228
Awards: Shortlisted for British Book Awards: Waterstones Newcomer of the Year Award 2008.
Shortlisted for Independent Booksellers' Week Book of the Year Award: Children's Book of the Year 2007.
Shortlisted for YoungMinds Book Award 2007.
Description: 553 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Markus Zusak.

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Liesel, a nine-year-old girl, is living with a foster family on Himmel Street. Her parents have been taken away to a concentration camp. Liesel steals books. This book is a story of: a girl; an  Read more...

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"Extraordinary, resonant and relevant, beautiful and angry." -- Lisa Hilton Sunday Telegraph "...a beautifully balanced piece of storytelling...Unsettling, thought-provoking, life affirming, Read more...

 
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