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Death, Books and War: The Book Thief

Three things drew me into this book: set during WWII, something I don’t usually read; a main character with a passion for reading, what I relate with; told from the point-of-view of Death, never heard nor seen, and uniquely clever. 737 more words

Writing

The Book Thief: An Honest Review

Remember back in 2015 when I resolved to read four books in the month of July?

Right. So. Here’s the review on the fourth book. I read it in July, I promise. 69 more words

Stories

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

Published on March 14, 2006 by Knopf Books for Young Readers

Genre: Historical Fiction, Young Adult

My Rating: ★★★★★

Synopsis:

It’s just a small story really, about among other things: a girl, some words, an accordionist, some fanatical Germans, a Jewish fist-fighter, and quite a lot of thievery. 459 more words

Book Review

Book Review -The Book Thief, Markus Zusak

Book Review – The Book Thief, Markus Zusak

c. Markus Zusak 2005 (See publication for all other copyrights please)

“This is the tale of the Book Thief as narrated by death…” 499 more words

How to Silence 8th Graders

I love Brandon Stanton’s work.  I find it mesmerizing, inspiring, thought-provoking and countless other adjectives.  As I’ve delved into my own work around equity, I also find it a great place for me to further and challenge my own perspectives about the world.   625 more words

Education

Book Addict

In the parking lot of a Barnes and Noble Bennet Mackie and Travis James Cocker exited a grey Toyota. Travis wore a light wind beaker and Bennett wore a zippered blue hoodie. 298 more words

Creative Writing

Everyday Heroes

BT-Pre-reading Post For Sect. 5

What acts of ordinary heroism have you witnessed? 

I have witnessed many acts of heroism. Although small, every act counts. 684 more words