Number the Stars by Lois Lowry

Number the Stars

byLois Lowry

Paperback | May 2, 2011

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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 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.With a new introduction by the author."

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Lois Lowry is the author of more than thirty books for young adults, including the popular Anastasia Krupnik series. She has received countless honors, among them the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award, the Dorothy Canfield Fisher Award, the California Young Reader's Medal, and the Mark Twain Award. She received Newbery Medals for two of her...
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Title:Number the StarsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:156 pages, 7.63 × 5.16 × 0.42 inPublished:May 2, 2011Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0547577095

ISBN - 13:9780547577098

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