This shows the very last time Liesel and Rudy spoke. Rudy told Liesel he did not want to die. They both yelled "I hate Hitler." together from the dock. Next thing you know Rudy's street is bombed. He died in the bombing.
Rudy Steiner, the kid who painted his body black and running around a track while imitating Jesse Owens. Rudy is one of six kids, he loves to play soccer, is always hungry, and is Liesel's best friend. Rudy has helped Liesel complete her thievery of books, stolen foods with her, and enjoyed the company of each other. Rudy finds himself following for Liesel and continues to ask for a kiss after doing varies things for her.
"The Book Thief" While subjected to the horrors of World War II Germany, young Liesel finds solace by stealing books and sharing them with others. In the basement of her home, a Jewish refugee is being sheltered by her adoptive parents.