Number the Stars
Title: Number the Stars
Author: Lois Lowry
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.
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.