Slide 1: The Book Thief Slide 2: By: Markus Zusak Slide 3: 2006 Best selling novel 2007 Honor award New York Times bestseller USA Today bestseller Slide 4: Its just a small story really, about, among other things: Slide 5: A girl Some words An accordionist Some fanatical Germans A Jewish fist fighter And quite a lot of thievery Slide 6: It is 1939 It is World War II It is the Holocaust Slide 7: It all began when Liesel Meminger picked up “The Gravediggers Handbook” by her brothers grave… Slide 8: From there, the 9 year old girls love affair with books began… Slide 9: Liesel moves in with the Hubbermans, her new foster parents, and soon become best friends with their neighbor Rudy Steiner… Slide 10: Soon Liesel and Rudy are stealing books from the Mayors library and the Nazis burning book pile in the town of Molching … Slide 12: As the war continues, the Hubbermans hide a Jewish boy named Max in their basement who reads and makes books for Liesel … Slide 14: Will Max be safe from the Nazis? And will the Hubbermans be caught for hiding a Jew? Slide 15: Danger comes by 1943. Sirens start for the allied bombs and the Hubbermans go into shelter where Liesel comforts the people by reading her books. Slide 16: But on day… The sirens came to late. Slide 17: Is Liesel safe? Slide 18: Is anyone safe? Slide 19: Summer reading project done by Datta Nori.