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The book thief. [BOOK CLUB KIT] ; Markus Zusak ; illustrations by Trudy White.

Zusak, Markus, (author.). White, Trudy, (illustrator.).


Trying to make sense of the horrors of World War II, Death relates the story of Liesel--a young German girl whose book-stealing and story-telling talents help sustain her family and the Jewish man they are hiding, as well as their neighbors.

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  • Physical Description: 552 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, [2016]

Content descriptions

General Note:
This is a BOOK CLUB KIT with __8_ copies.
"Previously published in slightly different form in the United States by Alfred A. Knopf, an imprint of Random House Children's Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC, New York. Originally published in Australia by Picador, an imprint of Pan Macmillan Pty Ltd, Sydney, in 2005"--Title page verso.
"Special anniversary edition"--Jacket.
"With new content. This special anniversary edition includes: A new introduction by the author ; Excerpts from the author's notebook ; Handwritten notes from the manuscript ; The author's original sketches."--Jacket.
Some versions include an excerpt from "bridge of clay"--Jacket
Target Audience Note:
730L Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR UG 5.1 18 106101.
Awards Note:
Michael Printz Award honor book, 2007.
Subject: Books and reading > Fiction.
Storytelling > Fiction.
Death > Fiction.
Jews > Germany > History > 1933-1945 > Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 > Jews > Rescue > Fiction.
Germany > History > 1933-1945 > Fiction.
Genre: Young adult fiction.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at NC Cardinal. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Madison County Public Library.


  • 0 current holds with 1 total copy.
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Madison Main Library BRG KIT ZUS (Text)
BRG Kit: This contains multiple copies of the book for book reading groups.
30229101247863 Adult Storage Fiction Available -