The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

May 23rd, 2014 by

the-book-thief[Note from Kidsmomo: This book is recommended for ages 12 and up.]

Submitted by Danny, Age 12 from Connecticut

Rating: ★★★★☆

The book The Book Thief takes place in Nazi Germany. It starts by a girl named Leisel Meminger on a train to her foster parent’s house. Then unexpectedly her brother dies and has to be buried at the next stop. At the burial Leisel finds a book that has fallen on the ground and decides to take it but she doesn’t know that this book will be the start of her book “stealing” life. When she gets to her new parent’s house she find a new friend named Rudy Steiner. Later she finds out that her parents were planning on hiding a Jew in their basement. Read the book to find out more about Leisel and her adventures with Rudy and her parents.

One Response

  • Mrs. S writes:
    May 26th, 2014 at 5:54 pm

    I am currently reading this book. I love the way it is written! Such a different perspective. Great review!

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