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Markus Zusak

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The Book Thief Overview

Liesel Meminger is a young girl that steals books during World War II in Nazi Germany. She is living with her foster parents, the Hubbermans, outside of Munich. Liesel learns to cope with the loss of a brother and accompanying nightmares when her foster father encourages her to read a book she has stolen. A world of literature and freedom opens up to her and Max, the young Jewish man that Han is hiding from Nazis internment, in his basement.

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