THE BOOK THIEF

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Liesel has been forced into foster care because of the politics of the Nazi era. Her only happiness is in the books she steals and, later, through her foster father's kindness and her friend, Rudy. Before the war is through, young Liesel will live a lifetime's worth of pain and loss. (Mar., 512 pp., $16.95, ISBN: 0375831002, 12 and up.)

Reviewed by: 
Taylor Morris