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Number the Stars

Number the Stars

ISBN: 0440403278

Title: Number the Stars

Author: Lois Lowry

KDL Description:

NEWBERY TEEN LOWRY

In 1943, during the German occupation of Denmark, ten-year-old Annemarie learns how to be brave and courageous when she helps shelter her Jewish friend from the Nazis.

Amazon Description:

1943: In Copenhagen the Germans begin their campaign to “relocate” the Jews of Denmark. So Annemarie Johansen’s parents take in her best friend Ellen Rosen and pretend that she is a part of their family. “Seamless, compelling, and memorable—impossible to put down; difficult to forget.”—The Horn Book.