Part 1.docx - Name Date The Book Thief \u2013 Part 1 Guided Reading Questions \u201cArrival on Himmel Street\u201d 1 What is the book thief\u2019s name What is her

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Name:_________________________________ Date:___________________ The Book Thief – Part 1 Guided Reading Questions “Arrival on Himmel Street” 1. What is the book thief’s name? What is her brother’s name? Describe the setting. How old is she at this time? 2. “When it came down to it, one of them called the shots. The other did what he was told. The question is, what if the other is a lot more than one?” (Zusak 23). Explain the larger metaphor behind this quote. **Hint** Think of the time period when the book takes place. Who could this be referring to? 3. What falls from the grave digger apprentice’s pocket without his knowledge? What does Liesel do with the object? 4. Why are the Memingers on the train? Liesel’s ultimate destination is ______________________. 5. To what does Himmel translate? How is this ironic? 6. Identify & describe Liesel’s foster parents. 7. What might the reader infer from the final sentence in the chapter?
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“Growing up a Saumensch” 8. How many books made up the story of Liesel’s life?
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