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The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
Terms in this set (50)
The book began at what year?
Where was Liesel when her bother died?
What was the name of the first book Liesel stole?
The Grave Digger's Handbook
Who teaches Liesel to read?
What Olympic athlete was
Rudy's hero and role model?
Who is the narrator of the story?
What technique does Zusak use to allow this narrator to speak directly?
Italics, centered, bold
What is the second that Liesel steals?
The Shoulder Shrug
When is Hitler's birthday?
April 20, 1889
How does Liesel's father pay for the Christmas books?
Sells his cigarettes
What did the Nazi party do to the books they collected?
What book does Max read as he travels to Liesel's home?
Why is Mein Kamph a good camouflage for Max?
Because he was Jewish and that was Hitler's book
How does Rosa bring income to the family?
Laundry for the village
Describe Rosa's personality
A good women in a crisis
What is the name of the street where Liesel lives
Who is the "fifteen year old criminal" who steals apples with Liesel and Rudy?
Who was the women in town who sells candy to children and is a staunch supporter of the Furher?
Why does Max feel he can seek sanctuary in Han's basement?
Max's father saved Han's life
How does the mayor's wife assist Liesel in stealing the books?
She kept the window open
What does Liesel lose the first time she and Rudy attempt to steal a book from the mayor's house?
For how long does Max sleep when he arrives at Hans' home?
What sickness do Liesel and Max share?
Why does Liesel refuse to kiss Rudy after he won his race?
How does Liesel treat the Mayor's wife when the washing stops?
Rude and angry
How does Max create his gift of a book for Liesel?
Paints over Mein Kamph
What is the name of the book that Max gives as a gift to Liesel?
The Standover Man
Why does Max call his book the Standover Man?
How he met Liesel
Why does Max do his push-ups in the basement?
What does Liesel bring down to the basement on Christmas Day?
What does the family do with Liesel's Christmas gift?
Build a snowman
Because of the snow, Max is unconscious for how long?
How does Rosa tell Liesel that Max has recovered?
Goes to her school and scolds her about hairbrush
Who is the second delinquent who later sees Rudy in the Hitler Youth Games?
How does Rudy save Liesel's book, The Whistler?
Jumps in the river
Where does Max hide when the Nazi soldiers inspect the basement?
Under the stairs
What does Hans share with Liesel after a day of house painting?
In whose basement do Liesel and her family hide during the bombings?
What does the word angst mean?
Fear, upset, terror
After the bombings, Max looked out at the sky. How does he describe the stars?
Set fire to my eyes
How does Liesel calm the children and adults when in the basement during the bombings?
Reads The Whistler
The Jews are walking to what concentration camp?
What act of kindness causes Hans to fear for his life and the life of Max?
Gives bread to a Jew
What is Hans' responsibility when he first is recruited into the army?
Dead body collector
What is the major symbol of endurance in Liesel's book?
A tree - endures all attacks and survivors
Why did Michael Holtzapfel kill himself?
Because he wanted to live
Where is Liesel when the final bombing of her street occurs?
Her own basement
Who cares for Liesel after the bombing?
The mayor and his wife
Where as Max imprisoned during the war?
What does Death give to Liesel after she dies?
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