This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Liesel Meminger - This character grows up in the foster parent system and learns to read and steal there.
Hans Hubermann - This character is a house painter who agrees to help a young Jewish man hide out and get food, even though it is considered a mortal sin.
Rosa Hubermann - This character is a laundress with a vulgar mouth who is kindhearted but does not know how to express emotions.
Rudy Steiner - This character is athletic, smart, stubborn, and obsessed with Olympic runner Jesse Owens.
Herr Steiner -...
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