Leisel is being dropped off at her new foster parents house. She is saying goodbye to her mom who is dropping her off there because she cant take care of her.
Leisel is in the basement of her foster house with her foster father after she had a nightmare and woke him up. In the basement Papa will teach Leisel how to read and write after she asks him to.
Leisel just stole her second book from the bonfire held to burn things in Hitlers honor. The book is buring hot from being in the bonfire so it is hurting her. This bonfire was held because of Hitlers birthday celebration. Waiting for Leisel in an alleyway behind her is Papa.
Leisel is dropping off the wash to he mayors wife who never says anything. Finally she says something and invites Leisel into her house. As leisel follows the mayors wife shows her a library full of books that she would love to read.
This is Papa and Leisel in the basement where he is telling her that she cannot keep any of her books anymore. He also tells her that he cannot teach her how to read and write anymore. This makes her very sad and she begins to cry. Leisel does not know what will happen to her reading and e do not know either. (To Be Continued)