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The book thief

Author: Markus Zusak
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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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 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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: War fiction
Historical fiction
Fiction
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Zusak, Markus.
Book thief.
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2006
(DLC) 2005008942
(OCoLC)59098938
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Markus Zusak
ISBN: 9780307433848 0307433846
OCLC Number: 669202076
Awards: Michael L. Printz Honor for Excellence in Young Adult Literature, 2007.
Description: 1 online resource (552 pages) : illustrations
Responsibility: by Markus Zusak.

Abstract:

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 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 her basement.

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