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The book thief

Author: Markus Zusak
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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Trying to make sense of the horrors of World War II, Death relates the story of Liesel--a young German girl whose book-stealing and story-telling talents help sustain her family and the Jewish man they are hiding, as well as their neighbors.
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Fiction
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Markus Zusak
ISBN: 0375831002 9780375831003 0375931007 9780375931000 9780375842207 0375842209 9781480624894 1480624896
OCLC Number: 59098938
Awards: Michael L. Printz Honor for Excellence in Young Adult Literature, 2007
Notable Book for a Global Society award winner, 2007
Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2007
Sydney Taylor, 2007
Description: 552 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: by Markus Zusak.
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Trying to make sense of the horrors of World War II, Death relates the story of Liesel--a young German girl whose book-stealing and story-telling talents help sustain her family and the Jewish man they are hiding, as well as their neighbors.

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Beautiful.

by storyjon@yahoo.com (WorldCat user published 2006-10-05) Excellent Permalink
This book is beautiful.Following on the heels of I AM THE MESSENGER, nominated for best young adult book at the 2006 L.A. Times Book Festival, Markus Zusak’s THE BOOK THIEF is an astounding piece of literature. Originally published in Australia as mainstream fiction and arguably not young adult, the...
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angry but beautiful

by AnnetteDunlea (WorldCat user published 2009-07-20) Excellent Permalink
<h2 class="title">The Book Thief is Markus Zusak’s debut novel. The novel is narrated by death. Death will visit the book thief three times. It is an angry but beautiful coming of age tale. I loved this moving and thought provoking book about Lieser and her foster family on Himmler Street...
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Good Book The Book Of Thrife

by salekindle (WorldCat user published 2010-11-17) Good Permalink

I am an avid reader who is always looking for great books. My sister told me to read this one and I wasn't disappointed! The first few pages were hard for me to grasp...the writing style is very different, but I'm glad I stuck with it to the end. I work full time and am a single Mom, but I found a...
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