Reading ➻ Number the Stars Author Lois Lowry –

Reading ➻ Number the Stars Author Lois Lowry – Ten Year Old Annemarie Johansen And Her Best Friend Ellen Rosen Often Think Of Life Before The War It S Now 1943 And Their Life In Copenhagen Is Filled With School, Food Shortages, And The Nazi Soldiers Marching Through Town When The Jews Of Denmark Are Relocated, Ellen Moves In With The Johansens And Pretends To Be One Of The Family Soon Annemarie Is Asked To Go On A Dangerous Mission To Save Ellen S Life.

10 thoughts on “Number the Stars

  1. Candace Candace says:

    See of my reviews at www.bookaddicthaven.comThe second of the books that we listened to on my recent multi generational, girls road trip, was Number the Stars I could not have chosen better This story was suspens

  2. jessica jessica says:

    i was clearing out my closet over the weekend and found a box of old books that i read as a kid i originally read this when i was about 10 years old and i can tell you that, at that age, there was no way i understood the d

  3. stephanie stephanie says:

    i read this in hardback, when it first came out, and i d say it was probably the reason i became addicted to WWII holocaust literature history at such a young age i think it helped that i was so young when i read this, as imagining

  4. Duane Duane says:

    4.5 stars for this jewel One reason I enjoy historical fiction is the educational aspect learning about something for the first time This is not your typical WWII Holocaust book This one tells the story of how the Danish people, after their

  5. Dem Dem says:

    I thoroughly enjoyed this beautifully written Historical Fiction story which I believe was written for children and yet adults may well find it such a worthwhile and enjoyable read as well The evacuation of Jews from Nazi held Denmark is one of t

  6. James James says:

    As part of a children s book readathon I am hosting on my blog, Number the Stars by Lois Lowry was voted as a winner in the poll We assigned this stellar Newbery Medal winner to this week and have been sharing all our reviews Normally I m not a fan of readin

  7. Werner Werner says:

    C S Lewis famously wrote something to the effect that a children s book so bland and simplistic that it could appeal only to children probably has nothing of much real worth to offer to a child reader, either He was right the best and truest in the sense of Ma

  8. Jennifer Jennifer says:

    I know I can t believe I m just now reading this What kind of a children s librarian am I This is a nice little story about a family who smuggles some Jewish friends out of Denmark during the Nazi occupation in 1943 I always avoided reading this because it looked depressing,

  9. Chris Horsefield Chris Horsefield says:

    Lowry doesn t waste a word in NUMBER THE STARS, starting with Annemarie and Ellen s frightening run in with German soldiers in the opening chapter In quick strokes, Lowry establishes the setting and characters and foreshadows Annemarie s subsequent encounters with soldiers, each of wh

  10. Mischenko Mischenko says:

    Please visit my blog for reviews on children s books like this regarding the Holocaust and WWIINumber the Stars by Lois Lowry is a book I read years ago It s historical fiction but highlights the horror of WWII It s a meaningful story that demonstrates what friends

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