Originally Posted by vaticanplum
Have you read The Book Thief? It's extraordinary, probably one of my favorite books of all time. It was also marketed as YA here in the States, but not in Zusak's native Australia.
The last day I taught last week before the flu hit, a student was reading the book. I asked her about it, told her I had been thinking about reading it, and she let me read the first few pages. I'll probably read it before the year's out.