This is an unforgettable story about the ability of books to feed the soul.
So, when a book is written by Death, it captures your attention. I knew, just by reading the summary that this book was going to be amazing. After reading just a few pages, I knew it was a book for me. So, The Book Thief takes place in Nazi Germany under the rule of Hitler. Death narrates the story which is unusual and reallly captivating. Death teels the story of Liesel Merrminger who he meets the day her brother dies. Death is intrigued by her because she escapes him three times. But that's for later in the story. When Liesel moves in with her foster parents Hans and Rosa Huberman, her life changes. She meets Rudy, her neighbor who is in love with her and always wants a kiss. Unable to read, Liesel is failing in school. Hans, her papa, teaches her to read. When the Hubermans help a Jew named Max by hiding him in their basement, Liesel makes a new friend. She and Max read together and Liesel tells him about her dreams and the weather. She becomes the word shaker.