Sophie N??lisse (born 27 March 2000) is a French-Canadian teen actress, best known for her Genie Award-winning performance in Monsieur Lazhar. She also went on to win the Jutra award for her performance as well as earning a Young Artist Award nomination as Best Leading Young Actress in an International Feature Film. She also had roles in the film ??sim??sac and in a Quebec sitcom called Les Parents. She will portray Liesel Meminger in the upcoming film version of the best selling novel; The Book Thief, set to release on November 15, 2013. Her sister is actress Isabelle N??lisse.