The Book Thief

The Book Thief Author Markus Zusak
ISBN-10 9781407033327
Year 2008-09-04
Pages 560
Language en
Publisher Random House
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HERE IS A SMALL FACT - YOU ARE GOING TO DIE 1939. Nazi Germany. The country is holding its breath. Death has never been busier. Liesel, a nine-year-old girl, is living with a foster family on Himmel Street. Her parents have been taken away to a concentration camp. Liesel steals books. This is her story and the story of the inhabitants of her street when the bombs begin to fall. SOME IMPORTANT INFORMATION - THIS NOVEL IS NARRATED BY DEATH It's a small story, about: a girl an accordionist some fanatical Germans a Jewish fist fighter and quite a lot of thievery. ANOTHER THING YOU SHOULD KNOW - DEATH WILL VISIT THE BOOK THIEF THREE TIMES

The Book Thief

The Book Thief Author Markus Zusak
ISBN-10 0307433846
Year 2007-12-18
Pages 592
Language en
Publisher Knopf Books for Young Readers
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The extraordinary #1 New York Times bestseller that is now a major motion picture, Markus Zusak's unforgettable story is about the ability of books to feed the soul. 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 Book Thief

The Book Thief Author Travis McDade
ISBN-10 0275993310
Year 2006-01-01
Pages 181
Language en
Publisher Greenwood Publishing Group
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In the spring of 1994, Daniel Spiegelman shinnied up an abandoned book lift in Columbia University's Butler Library to get to the rare books floor where he then proceeded to dismantle a wall, steal books, reassemble the wall, and sneak back down the shaft. Over a three-month period he did this more than a dozen times. He eventually escaped with the loot - roughly $1.8 million in books, letters and manuscripts - to Europe to sell to collectors. When he was caught in the Netherlands, he tried to avoid extradition to the U.S. by telling the Dutch authorities that he was a financier of the Oklahoma City bombing knowing they wouldn't extradite someone who was facing the death penalty. Eventually the FBI, through some wrangling, got him back to New York, where he finally stood trial for his crimes. In vivid detail, including a retelling of the crimes, dialogue from the court transcripts, and explanations of the legal consequences and intricacies, McDade recounts all the sordid elements of this true crime caper.

The Book Thief Enhanced Movie Tie in Edition

The Book Thief  Enhanced Movie Tie in Edition Author Markus Zusak
ISBN-10 9780385391351
Year 2013-11-18
Pages 576
Language en
Publisher RH Childrens Books
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The extraordinary #1 New York Times bestseller that will hit movie theaters in November 2013, Markus Zusak's unforgettable story is about the ability of books to feed the soul. This enhanced ebook edition is perfect for new fans and collectors alike. It includes: · An exclusive video welcome to the enhanced edition from Markus Zusak. · The official movie trailer for The Book Thief. · Videos featurettes introducing Sophie Nélisse (Leisel Meminger) and Geoffrey Rush (Hans Hubermann) and their roles in the film. · Clips from the film embedded in the original text. · A video interview with Markus Zusak. 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 who scratches out a meager existence 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.

Markus Zusak The Book Thief I Am the Messenger

Markus Zusak  The Book Thief   I Am the Messenger Author Markus Zusak
ISBN-10 9780553510263
Year 2014-05-27
Pages 928
Language en
Publisher Knopf Books for Young Readers
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Two powerful modern classics from #1 New York Times bestselling author Markus Zusak. The Book Thief affirms the ability of books to feed the soul even in the bleakest of times in a story the New York Times described as “brilliant. . . . the kind of book that can be life-changing.” I Am the Messenger is a cryptic journey filled with laughter, fists, and love, which School Library Journal called “unpretentious, well conceived, and appropriately raw” in a starred review. Markus Zusak is the recipient of the Margaret A. Edwards Award for his significant and lasting contribution to writing for teens, and together, these two stories form an extraordinary collection to showcase the intensity and heart inherent in his storytelling.

The Book Thief

The Book Thief Author Markus Zusak
ISBN-10 9781473541870
Year 2016-03-08
Pages 592
Language en
Publisher Random House
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The 10th-anniversary edition of the No. 1 international bestseller and modern classic beloved by millions of readers HERE IS A SMALL FACT - YOU ARE GOING TO DIE 1939. Nazi Germany. The country is holding its breath. Death has never been busier. Liesel, a nine-year-old girl, is living with a foster family on Himmel Street. Her parents have been taken away to a concentration camp. Liesel steals books. This is her story and the story of the inhabitants of her street when the bombs begin to fall. SOME IMPORTANT INFORMATION - THIS NOVEL IS NARRATED BY DEATH The 10th-anniversary edition features pages of bonus content, including marked-up manuscript pages, original sketches, and pages from the author's writing notebook.

The Book Thief Film Tie in

The Book Thief  Film Tie in Author Markus Zusak
ISBN-10 1743516878
Year 2013-11-01
Pages 592
Language en
Publisher Picador Australia
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It is 1939. Nazi Germany. The country is holding its breath. Death has never been busier, and will become busier still. By her brother's graveside, Liesel's life is changed when she picks up a single object, partially hidden in the snow. It is The Gravedigger's Handbook, left there by accident, and it is her first act of book thievery. So begins a love affair with books and words, as Liesel, with the help of her accordion-playing foster father, learns to read. Soon she is stealing books from Nazi book-burnings, the mayor's wife's library, wherever there are books to be found. But these are dangerous times. When Liesel's foster family hides a Jewish fist-fighter in their basement, Liesel's world is both opened up, and closed down. The Book Thief is a story about the power of words to make worlds. In superbly crafted writing that burns with intensity, award-winning author Markus Zusak has given us one of the most enduring stories of our time.

I Am the Messenger

I Am the Messenger Author Markus Zusak
ISBN-10 030743348X
Year 2007-12-18
Pages 368
Language en
Publisher Knopf Books for Young Readers
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By the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller The Book Thief, this is a cryptic journey filled with laughter, fists, and love. Ed Kennedy is an underage cabdriver without much of a future. He's pathetic at playing cards, hopelessly in love with his best friend, Audrey, and utterly devoted to his coffee-drinking dog, the Doorman. His life is one of peaceful routine and incompetence until he inadvertently stops a bank robbery. That's when the first ace arrives in the mail. That's when Ed becomes the messenger. Chosen to care, he makes his way through town helping and hurting (when necessary) until only one question remains: Who's behind Ed's mission? This book is a 2005 Michael L. Printz Honor Book and recipient of five starred reviews. From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Book Thief A Novel By Markus Zusak Conversation Starters

The Book Thief  A Novel By Markus Zusak   Conversation Starters Author dailyBooks
ISBN-10
Year 2016-09-01
Pages
Language en
Publisher
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The Book Thief: by Markus Zusak | Conversation Starters A Brief Look Inside: The Book Thief is the fourth novel by author Markus Zusak. The novel gives a unique perspective on World War II by telling the story from the non-Jews of Germany who remained in their country during the war. The novel is narrated by Death, who tells the story of a young girl, Liesel Meminger. Liesel and her brother must leave their mother to live with foster parents, Hans and Rosa Hubermann. What follows is a string of tragic events that causes Liesel to have nightmares. She eventually learns to read with the help of her foster father and finds comfort in words. Unfortunately, the tragedies surrounding Liesel do not end there. She must overcome many more unfortunate circumstances as a child growing up in Germany during World War II. The Book Thief immediately became a New York Times and Amazon.com bestseller, remaining in the top position on both bestseller lists for several weeks. It was also a runner-up for the Printz Award in 2007 and made into a movie in 2013.. EVERY GOOD BOOK CONTAINS A WORLD FAR DEEPER than the surface of its pages. The characters and their world come alive, and the characters and its world still live on. Conversation Starters is peppered with questions designed to bring us beneath the surface of the page and invite us into the world that lives on. These questions can be used to... Create Hours of Conversation: • Foster a deeper understanding of the book • Promote an atmosphere of discussion for groups • Assist in the study of the book, either individually or corporately • Explore unseen realms of the book as never seen before Disclaimer: This book you are about to enjoy is an independent resource to supplement the original book, enhancing your experience of The Book Thief. If you have not yet purchased a copy of the original book, please do before purchasing this unofficial Conversation Starters.

Study Guide

Study Guide Author BookCaps Study Guides Staff
ISBN-10 9781621073024
Year 2012-07-06
Pages
Language en
Publisher BookCaps Study Guides
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The perfect companion to Markus Zusak's "The Book Thief," this study guide contains a chapter by chapter analysis of the book, a summary of the plot, and a guide to major characters and themes. BookCap Study Guides do not contain text from the actual book, and are not meant to be purchased as alternatives to reading the book.

The Book Thief

The Book Thief Author John Williams
ISBN-10 1480370622
Year 2014-02-01
Pages 23
Language en
Publisher Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation
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(Piano Solo Songbook). John Williams is a master at composing scores for a wide variety of blockbuster movies. In this songbook, Williams himself selected seven pieces from the soundtrack he penned for this World War II drama released in 2013, and arranged them for piano. Includes: The Book Thief * Learning to Read * Max and Liesel * Max's Departure * The Snow Fight * The Visitor * The Visitor at Himmel Street. This souvenir songbook also includes beautiful full-color scenes from the film.

The Book Thief

                        The Book Thief Author Маркус Зусак
ISBN-10 9785040119967
Year 2017-09-05
Pages
Language ru
Publisher Litres
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Читателям предлагаются неадаптированный оригинальный текст и классический перевод знаменитого романа Маркуса Зусака «Книжный вор».Это история о жизни и смерти. О силе слова и цене молчания. О событиях исторического масштаба – и о том, как один человек меняет мир. Роман завораживает и ярким сюжетом, и манерой повествования, и неожиданным выбором рассказчика. Пронзительные трагические ноты переплетаются в нем с пьянящим ощущением полноты жизни, какое бывает только в детстве.1939 год. Маленькая Лизель приезжает в городок близ Мюнхена к приемным родителям. Ей предстоит найти не только новую семью, но и настоящую дружбу, множество приключений и всепоглощающую страсть – книги, которые она будет красть... читать... и даже писать.Чтение романа в оригинале позволит значительно усовершенствовать знание английского, а перевод на русский язык поможет разрешить возникающие по ходу чтения вопросы и трудности. Для углубления знаний английского и облегчения понимания текста в конце книги предлагаются упражнения.Книга будет интересна и полезна всем, кто знает и изучает английский язык с преподавателем или самостоятельно.

The Book Thief

The Book Thief Author Marilyn Herbert
ISBN-10 1897082584
Year 2009-11-01
Pages 90
Language en
Publisher Bookclub-In-A-Box
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Looks at background information, themes, characters, writing style, and symbols of Markus Zusak's "The Book Thief."

Death All His Friends

Death   All His Friends Author Caitlin Mattera
ISBN-10 OCLC:891655402
Year 2014
Pages 81
Language en
Publisher
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In Markus Zusaks 2006 novel The Book Thief, an embodied but inhuman Death tells the story of Liesel Meminger, a book thief who acquires language, forges her own morality, navigates adolescence and befriends Max Vandenburg, the struggling Jewish fist-fighter hiding in her basement (Zusak 302; 195). This thesis, entitled Death & All His Friends: Narration in Markus Zusaks The Book Thief, analyzes the novel through the lenses of Holocaust, trauma and narrative theory. The first chapter, Death & All His Friends, characterizes Deaths unusual narrative style as well as his intimate relationship with the reader and relies on Cathy Caruth and Dori Laubs work with Holocaust survivors to frame Deaths roles as both a wounded survivor of human cruelty and a witness able to make sense of human suffering. Words Are Life, the second chapter, considers Liesels literacy using Mikhail Bakhtins model for the acquisition of language and compares and contrasts the book thief to other young, moral narrators including Huckleberry Finn and Holden Caulfield in order to argue that individually inflected language serves as a powerful intermediary between the individual and society. The final chapter, The Jewish Fist-Fighter, examines Max Vandenburgs imaginative understanding of grief and loss as presented through two stories he writes for Liesel and contends that these stories, along with an incident Death refers to as The Swapping of Nightmares (Zusak 228), constitute trauma scholar Kim van Kaams concept of representation and help the Jewish man and marginalized girl to create their own identities. Collectively, this thesis, through the study of language and trauma, describes and explores the levels of narration provided by Death, Liesel and Max.