Includes a letter from the author, pages from his notebook, handwritten notes from the manuscript, original sketches, and a special gold foil jacket.
The extraordinary #1 New York Times bestseller that will be in movie theaters on November 15, 2013, Markus Zusak's unforgettable story is about the ability of books to feed the soul.
It is 1939. Nazi Germany. The country is holding its breath. Death has never been busier, and will become busier still.
Liesel Meminger is a foster girl living outside of Munich, who scratches out a meager existence for herself by stealing when she encounters something she can't resist—books. With the help of her accordion-playing foster father, she learns to read and shares her stolen books with her neighbors during bombing raids as well as with the Jewish man hidden in her basement.
In superbly crafted writing that burns with intensity, award-winning author Markus Zusak, author of I Am the Messenger, has given us one of the most enduring stories of our time.
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|Publisher:||Random House Children's Books|
|Product dimensions:||5.90(w) x 8.46(h) x 1.82(d)|
|Age Range:||12 - 17 Years|
About the Author
Markus Zusak is best known as the author of the international young adult bestseller The Book Thief, which has sold nine million copies around the world and was adapted into the 2013 movie of the same name. Both The Book Thief and I Am the Messenger have been Michael J. Printz Honor Books and have received numerous other awards.