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DON’T MISS BRIDGE OF CLAY, MARKUS ZUSAK’S FIRST NOVEL SINCE THE BOOK THIEF. The extraordinary #1 New York Times bestseller that is now a major motion picture, Markus Zusak's unforgettable story is about the ability of books to feed the soul. Nominated as one of America's best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read. When Death has a story to tell, you listen. It is 1939. Nazi Germany. The country is holding its breath. Death has never been busier, and will become busier still. Liesel Meminger is a foster girl living outside of Munich, who scratches out a meager existence for herself by stealing when she encounters something she can’t resist–books. With the help of her accordion-playing foster father, she learns to read and shares her stolen books with her neighbors during bombing raids as well as with the Jewish man hidden in her basement. In superbly crafted writing that burns with intensity, award-winning author Markus Zusak, author of I Am the Messenger, has given us one of the most enduring stories of our time. “The kind of book that can be life-changing.” —The New York Times “Deserves a place on the same shelf with The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank.” —USA TodayLearn More
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A #1 New York Times bestseller
A USA Today bestseller
A Los Angeles Times bestseller
A 2007 Michael L. Printz Award Honor Book
Winner of the National Jewish Book Award in 2007
Nominated for the Barnes & Noble Discover Award
A Publishers Weekly bestseller
A 2010 Abraham Lincoln Award Nominee
A 2007 Book Sense Book of the Year
A 2007 ALA Top Book
Winner of Printz Honors, 2007
Great story, great narration!
- Great book! A story about WWII, orphans, and the holocaust that's narrated by Death hardly seems like the recipe for a good time, but somehow this book managed to be heartfelt, funny, sad, and meaningful without being depressing. The writing is full of imagery and wit, and the narration is really enjoyable. I found the storytelling style very creative - new takes on a very documented time in history letting you see familiar themes from another perspective. Audio was a great fit for this book as the narrator seemed to really have fun with the characters and German slang. Highly recommend!
|Available Formats :||Digital Download, CD|
|Audience:||Young Adult (12–17)|
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