Traumatized by nightmares of her dead brother, Liesel is comforted by her foster father Hans Hubermann. Hans is also the one who helps her read and write, despite going to school till only grade four himself.
The Book Thief: Liesel meets a young boy named Rudy. He lives in the shadows he is not very known. Liesel realizes how rough his life is compared to hers and she starts to feel happy about her life and what she has.
Alexandra Udinov "My father was gunned down in front of me when I was thirteen years old; I was sold into slavery, but I lived; I came out a drug addict, but I got clean; I’ve killed dangerous men, and I’ve watched people I love die in my arms.You wanna know what I am? I'm a survivor.