Number the Stars

Number the Stars

By Lois Lowry

Yearling, Paperback, 9780440403272, 144pp.

Publication Date: August 1, 1990

Description

It’s 1943 Copenhagen and the Jews of Denmark are being “relocated,” so Annemarie Johansen’s best friend, Ellen, moves in with the Johansens and pretends to be part of the family. When Annemarie is asked to go on a dangerous mission, she must find the courage to save her friend’s life.



About the Author

Lois Lowry was twice the recipient of the Newbery Medal, for Number the Stars and for The Giver. She lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.


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Praise For Number the Stars

“A story of Denmark and the Danish people, whose Resistance was so effective in saving their Jews.”—School Library Journal, Starred


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