The Book Thief

When Zusak writes, “Some would say it was a miracle that she ever owned that book at all,” why does he write this? Consider the time period and what was going on when responding to this question.

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This was World War two. Most people like Llesel's family were poor. The Nazi party banned and burnt a lot of books. Reading the "wrong" book could get a person in trouble. On top of that, Liesel did not know how to read.