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Number the Stars
by Lois Lowry




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1990 Newbery Medal Winner

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.

Winner of the 1990 Newbery Medal.

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Overview

1990 Newbery Medal Winner

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.

Winner of the 1990 Newbery Medal.


 

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  • ISBN-13: 9780544340008
  • ISBN-10: 0544340000
  • Publisher: Clarion Books
  • Publish Date: October 2014
  • Page Count: 160
  • Reading Level: Ages 10-12
  • Dimensions: 8.3 x 5.6 x 0.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.6 pounds


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