In this scene, Max asks Liesel to describe the day outside for him. After a simple explanation fails to sate him, he tells Liesel to "make the words [hers]". Liesel describes the day poetically, and Max is satisfied with her description.
I found this book slow to get started, but once it did, wow! A moving story, very powerful. Should be read by everyone who loves books and language. The conceit of having Death as a narrator was brilliantly original. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
The Book Thief, Markus Zusak: The book is narrated by death, so right away you know it’s going to make you think about the time we have on Earth. And as you’ll be reminded by reading this, time is precious. << I had read this and it's my favorite book