The Book Thief

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The Book Thief by Mind Map: The Book Thief

1. Quotes & Insights

1.1. The question is, what color will everything be at that moment when I come for you? What will the sky be saying?

1.2. He does something to me, that boy. Every time. His only detriment. He steps on my heart. He makes me cry.

1.3. The only thing worse than a boy who hates you is a boy who loves you...

1.4. If only she could be so oblivious again, to feel such love without knowing it, mistaking it for laughter.

2. Themes

2.1. Colors

2.1.1. The sky was yellow like burning newspapers

2.2. Words

2.2.1. Misery

2.2.2. Forgiveness

2.2.3. Fear

2.2.4. Opportunity

2.3. Theivery

2.3.1. The Whistler

2.3.2. Grave Digger's Handbook

2.3.3. The Shoulder Shrug

2.4. Humanity/Dehuminization

2.4.1. Made Jews walk through streets

3. Characters

3.1. Death

3.1.1. Likes colors

3.1.2. Sees people die

3.1.3. Lonley

3.1.4. Takes people's souls

3.2. Leisel Meminger

3.2.1. Learning to read

3.2.2. Steals with Rudy

3.2.3. Steals books

3.2.4. Starts to write her own book

3.2.5. Lives through bomb

3.3. Rosa Hubermann

3.3.1. Loves Leisel, but doesn't know how to show it

3.3.2. Empty

3.3.3. Died from bomb

3.4. Hans Hubermann

3.4.1. Teaches Leisel to read in the basement

3.4.2. Sent to army

3.4.3. Helped a Jew

3.4.4. Died from bomb

3.5. Max Vandenberg

3.5.1. He almost died

3.5.2. Jewish

3.5.3. Left the Hubermann's House

3.6. Ilsa Hermann

3.6.1. Quiet

3.6.2. Her son died

3.6.3. Mayor's wife

3.7. Rudy Steiner

3.7.1. Likes Leisel

3.7.2. Steals with Leisel

3.7.3. Starving

3.7.4. Likes Jesse Owens

3.7.5. Died from bomb

4. Setting

4.1. Himmel Street

4.2. Molching

4.3. Germany

4.4. Munich Street

4.5. Frau Diller

4.6. Shelter

4.7. Amper River

4.8. Hubermann's Basemet

4.9. Mayor's House

5. Author

5.1. Markus Zusak