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Number the Stars - Lois Lowry
Number the Stars
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Ten-year-old Annemarie Johansen and her best friend Ellen Rosen often think of life before the war. It's now 1943 and their life in Copenhagen is filled with school, food shortages, and the Nazi soldiers marching through town. When the Jews of Denmark are "relocated," Ellen moves in with the... show more
Ten-year-old Annemarie Johansen and her best friend Ellen Rosen often think of life before the war. It's now 1943 and their life in Copenhagen is filled with school, food shortages, and the Nazi soldiers marching through town. When the Jews of Denmark are "relocated," Ellen moves in with the Johansens and pretends to be one of the family. Soon Annemarie is asked to go on a dangerous mission to save Ellen's life.
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780440227533 (0440227534)
ASIN: 440227534
Publisher: Laurel Leaf
Pages no: 137
Edition language: English
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EpicFehlReader
EpicFehlReader rated it
3.5 Number the Stars by Lois Lowry | Holocaust Remembrance Day (April 12th)
As the German troops begin their campaign to "relocate" all the Jews of Denmark, Annemarie Johansen’s family takes in Annemarie’s best friend, Ellen Rosen, and conceals her as part of the family. Through the eyes of ten-year-old Annemarie, we watch as the Danish Resistance smuggles almost the entire...
Miss Gothard's Book Blog
Miss Gothard's Book Blog rated it
5.0 Will You Help Someone in Need?
In Lois Lowry's book, Number the Stars, the main character helps protect her best friend by pretending she a part of the family. The setting of the book is during World War II and the Holocaust. I would use the book ,in conjunction with The Diary of Anne Frank, to provide insight into the life of hi...
Joyia's Book Corner
Joyia's Book Corner rated it
3.5 Number the Stars
Number the Stars is the story about Annemarie, who is growing up during WWII. When her best friend Ellen goes into hiding due to Jewish persecution, she learns a lot about bravery and the world she lives in. Number the Stars received a Lexile score of 670L, making it readable for most 6th grade rea...
My Classroom Bookshelf
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5.0 Number The Stars by Lois Lowry
This book takes place during WWII. It is about Annemarie, a non Jewish girl, who takes in her Jewish best friend. Annemarie's family is known as the Johansens. The young girl's friend is using the identity of the family's previously deceased daughter. Whenever there is a question concerning the girl...
Dem
Dem rated it
4.0 Number the Stars
I thoroughly enjoyed this beautifully written Historical Fiction story which I believe was written for children and yet adults may well find it such a worthwhile and enjoyable read as wellThe evacuation of Jews from Nazi-held Denmark is one of the great untold stories of World War II. On September ...
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