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The book thief

Author: Markus Zusak
Publisher: [Sydney] Read How You Want/Accessible, 2005. ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Large print book : Fiction : English : EasyRead large print edView all editions and formats
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When nine-year-old Liesel arrives outside the box-like house of her new foster parents, she refuses to get out of the car. Liesel has been separated from her parents - 'Kommunists' - for ever. In the care of the Hubermans, Liesel befriends Rudy Steiner and together they steal books - from Nazi book burning piles, from the mayor's library and from the rich people. In time, the family hide a Jewish boxer, Max, who  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Suspense fiction
Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Markus Zusak
ISBN: 9781459630970 1459630971 033036426X 9780330364263
OCLC Number: 870401911
Notes: Originally published: Sydney, NSW : Pan MacMillan Aust., 2005.
Set in 16 pt. Verdana.
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.
Shortlisted for ABIA Australian Book of the Year 2006.
Description: x, 653 pages (large print) : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Responsibility: Markus Zusak.

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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 and her younger brother are being taken by their mother to live  Read more...

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