The Resource Bookclub-in-a-Box presents the discussion companion for Martin [i.e. Marcus] Zusak's novel The book thief, (electronic resource)

Bookclub-in-a-Box presents the discussion companion for Martin [i.e. Marcus] Zusak's novel The book thief, (electronic resource)

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Bookclub-in-a-Box presents the discussion companion for Martin [i.e. Marcus] Zusak's novel The book thief
Title
Bookclub-in-a-Box presents the discussion companion for Martin [i.e. Marcus] Zusak's novel The book thief
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Bookclub-in-a-Box
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Language
eng
Summary
It is 1939 and times are getting tough for everyone in Germany. Ten-year old Liesel and her brother are on their way to be adopted into a foster home, but sadly, the brother dies en route. After his burial, Liesel steals her first book, The Grave Diggers Handbook. The remarkable thing is that Liesel cannot read. We follow Liesel through the war years, as she learns to read, laugh, and play, to interact with family, friends and neighbors, and, most dramatically, to protect a Jew, named Max. Death is the extraordinary narrator of the novel. He spots Liesel and is fascinated with her. He hopes that the goodness she embodies will counteract the world's tendency toward evil, especially in Nazi Germany. The small rebellions carried out by Liesel and a handful of others show that resistance to tyranny may be possible and that one individual can make a difference. Bookclub-in-a-Box has created a comprehensive guide to The Book Thief and includes the following reflections: How Death narrates a story about life; the moral and practical realities of individual rebellions against the Nazis; the power of books and storytelling, and much more. Every Bookclub-in-a-Box discussion guide includes complete coverage of the themes and symbols, writing style and interesting background information on the novel and the author
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1947-
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Herbert, Marilyn
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Zusak, Markus
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
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Bookclub-in-a-Box presents the discussion companion for Martin [i.e. Marcus] Zusak's novel The book thief, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781897082812
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(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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12061292
Publisher number
MWT12061292
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Bookclub-in-a-Box presents the discussion companion for Martin [i.e. Marcus] Zusak's novel The book thief, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781897082812
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
12061292
Publisher number
MWT12061292
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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