The Book Thief
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This 10th-anniversary edition of the extraordinary #1 New York Times bestseller features pages of bonus content, including marked-up manuscript pages, original sketches, and pages from the author's writing notebook.Nominated as one of America's best-loved novels by PBS's The Great American Read. When Death has a story to tell, you listen. 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. In superbly crafted writing that burns with intensity, award-winning author Markus Zusak, author of I Am the Messenger, has given us one of the most enduring stories of our time. The kind of book that can be life-changing. --The New York Times Deserves a place on the same shelf with The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank. --USA Today DON'T MIS BRIDGE OF CLAY, MARKUS ZUSAK'S FIRST NOVEL SINCE THE BOK THIEF.
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in 2008 The Book Thief won the Eliot Rosewater Indiana High School Book Award in category .
in 2009 The Book Thief won the Green Mountain Book Award in category .
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