I did not really like this book, not saying it's a bad book, it just did not keep my attention till the very end. I never finished this book. It takes place in Germany when Hitler ruled. Its about a girl who goes to live with a foster family. They end up loving her as her own, she learns to read then steal books from the mayors home, she develops a crush on the neighbor boy, nothing unique about the book. It's during the war and they hide a jew in there basement but then he leaves, she grows up, there's not very much action.
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