The Book Thief

The Book Thief

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  • Conflict
  • Rising Action
  • I Don't want to go! I want my mother!
  • Rising Action
  • Liesels brother dies on the train from sickness. Liesel and her mother wakes up to find him already dead on the ground 
  • Climax
  • After burying her brother, Liesels mother leaves her with the Hubermans. Mr. Huberman is kind and noble while Mrs. Huberman is strict and likes to curse. Liesel doesn't want to go.
  • Falling Action
  • Liesel meets Rudy, a young silly boy. She beats up two boys at recess for calling her stupid, she does not do good in school. Especially literacy 
  • Resolution
  • Mama.... Papa... 
  • After 2 years with living with her new family, Liesel finds a poor boy on their steps. She realizes that mama and papa are going to hide a Jew in their basement, which is a penalty for death.
  • Papa reads to liesel at 2 in the morning to help her with the nightmares about her brother. They practice words and she learns to read more fluently.
  • One night the town is bomb and almost everyone dies. Liesel is lucky to live, but her parents are not so lucky. Even Rudy dies as well. After that Liesel gets a new family and lives the rest of her life.
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