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The Book Thief

By: Mark Zusak
Published: 2005
Pages: 552
Total Copies: 16
Genre:  FictionYoung Adult | Historical Fiction | War, WWIIBooks About Books | Books Made Into Movies

Description: It’s just a small story really, about among other things: a girl, some words, an accordionist, some fanatical Germans, a Jewish fist-fighter, and quite a lot of thievery. It is 1939. Nazi Germany. The country is holding its breath. Death has never been busier, and will be busier still.  By her brother’s graveside, Liesel’s life is changed when she picks up a single object, partially hidden in the snow. It is The Gravedigger’s Handbook, left behind there by accident, and it is her first act of book thievery.

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