The profoundly moving story of a girl who transforms the lives of those around her during World War II, Germany. Although Liesel is illiterate when she is adopted by a German couple, her adoptive father encourages her to learn to read. Ultimately, the power of words helps Liesel and Max, a Jew hiding in the family's home, escape from the events unfolding around them.
Books and reading -- Drama.
Germany -- History -- 1933-1945 -- Drama.
Illiterate persons -- Drama.
Jews -- Germany -- History -- 1933-1945 -- Drama.
Reading -- Drama.
Storytelling -- Drama.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Drama.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Percival, Brian, 1962-
Rush, Geoffrey, 1951-
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.
Watson, Emily, 1967-
Zusak, Markus. Book thief. DVD.