Leisel Meminger is only 9 years old when she is taken to live with the Hubermanns on Himmel street. As she is growing, Hitler becomes more powerful which causes her to hide a Jew in her basement. Follow Leisel and her friend Rudy as they go on many adventures, overcome Tragic and dangerous obstacles and become full fledged book thieves. A story of love, courage, death, friendship, survival and grief. This is Leisel’s story, told from deaths point of view. For people who like historical fiction and bittersweet stories.
Here’s a trailer for The Book Thief (the movie’s coming out in 2014)