The Book Theif
by: Markus Zusak
Theme One: Words are Strong and Powerful
Theme Two: Humans can be Cruel and Kind
But the cruelty in this book is as strong as ever. Hans tries to help a Jewish man that was weak and hunger, so he gave him bread. A Nazi soldier saw it, and with the swing of his whip. He whips the Jew and Han with no sense of remorse in sight. Liesel is also whipped trying to talk in Max during a parade. She is thrown by a soldier, but she picks her self up and marches back into the parade when she got struck by the whip. But one day in October of 1943, Liesel's world came crashing down literaly! A bomb was dropped on Molching, and it killed all her friends and family, like Hans, Rosa, and Rudy.