"The first part of him she saw was his shoulder, and through the slender gap, she slowly, painfully, inched her hand in until it rested there. HIs clothing was cool. He did not wake. She could feel his breathing and his shoulder moving up and down ever so slightly. For a while, she watched him. Then she sat and leaned back (Zusak 238)."
Both Max and Liesel are going through difficult times. Max decided to make her a book for Liesel's birthday and that made her very happy. They are both going through very hard times however that's exactly what has brought them so close.
In this article, it talks about how Hurricane Katrina brought broken communities together. Hurricane Katrina affected so many people however when times got tough it brought people together. Whether it was rebuilding homes, raising money, salvaging lost items/people, or just comforting one another, this article exactly explains how difficult times brings people together.
Books bring people together