The Book Thief: Summary

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“The Book Thief” is told by both the personification of death and Liesel.
MAIN CHARACTER: The main character of the book thief is the adolescent Lisa Meminger. At age nine Lisa’s parents are taken from her to a concentration camp and her prepubescent brother dies. Lisa is adopted by her new parents, Hanns and Rosa Hubberman. Lisa has many conflicts early in the story, such as learning how to read, fitting in with the communities’ children, dealing with the grief of her lost family members, and hiding Max from the Nazis. As Lisa learns how to read under the guidance of her foster father, Hanns, and eventually develops an alter-ego, “The Book Thief”. As a teenager Lisa eventually comes to terms with her lost family members, but refuses to open
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