The Book Thief

By Markus Zusak

Summary

It would hurt you if your brother or sister died in front of you right? well thats what happened to liesl meminger and people around the world during WWII. Liesl's mother leaves her to some foster parents who are out of the ordinary.She meets a smoker, a sulker, a saumensch, a swearer, a runner, a human rat, and a depressing parade.Her life will never be normal all because she stole a book.
p.510 "liesl shrugged away entirely from the crowd and entered the tide of Jews, weaving through until she grabbed hold of his arm with her left hand.His hand fell on her."

Liesl Meminger

Liesl is a girl who has seen many things she shouldn't have from a drunk to a starving man to a dead body.But that has not stopped her from being a child.Her favorite people in her life are Hans Hubermann and Rudy Steiner.she is brave,aggressive,and shy.
The ink spots - I don't want to set the world on fire (with lyrics)

Hans hubermann

hans hubermann is an old man who has cheated death.He owes a man his life for saving him but he can't because he's dead.He has a wife who looks like a cardboard box and acts like somone stepped on her foot,the man loves to smoke and can anyone feel better.He is kind,soft,and comical

conflict

liesl has much evidence to prove it's man vs. man.first she gets a note stating that she will not be doing there laundry for a sulking woman and liesl takes it personal.she also gets in a fight with a vulgar teenager. and deals with german soldiers.

Rudy Steiner

there is a boy named Rudy steiner who befriends liesl and he has always had a crush on her. He is a cocky kid who loves jesse owens and can run for hours.

precept

its not weather you get down its weather you get back up.