Number the Stars, Grades 5-8
- Author: Lois Lowry
Watch through the eyes of ordinary 10 year old Annemarie in 1943 as she and her family experience growing hardships award-winning Number the Stars! Events escalate and her family becomes part of the resistance movement fighting the Nazi's plan to arrest and "relocate" the Jewish people of Denmark. The Johansen's attempt to hide and smuggle their best friends, a Jewish family, out of Copenhagen. Will they be successful?
The Danish Resistance smuggles almost the entire Jewish population of Denmark, nearly seven thousand people, across the sea to Sweden. The heroism of an entire nation reminds us that there was pride and human decency in the world even during a time of terror and war.
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- - Number the Stars
- - 156-page soft cover
- - For upper Elementary and Middle School
- - Grades 5-8
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