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    A Reading Guide to The Giver by Lois Lowry

    A Reading Guide to The Giver by Lois Lowry

    Give your child the tools to be a more powerful reader. In the book The Giver, a boy lives in a world without pain . . . or choices. This BookFile provides insight into the novel's plot, setting, and characters. It defines important words and supplies in-depth author information to help your child get more out of the book.

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    Number the Stars

    Number the Stars

    by Lowry, Lois

    As the German troops begin their campaign to "relocate" all the Jews of Denmark, 10-year-old Annemarie Johansens's family takes in Annemarie's best friend, Ellen Rosen, and pretend she is part of the family.

    Through Annemarie's eyes, we watch as the Danish Resistance smuggle almost the entire Jewish population, nearly seven thousand people, across the sea to Sweden. A tale of an entire nation's heroism that reminds us 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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Number the Stars

Author: Lois Lowry

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Classics, Historical Fiction

World War II, Courage, Bravery, Heroism, Equality, Fairness, Justice, Prejudice and Tolerance Experiences, Honor, Survival, Jewish Experience, Holocaust

About This Book

Ten-year-old Annemarie and her best friend Ellen often think of life before the war.  It's now 1943, and their life is filled with school, food shortages, and the Nazi soldiers marching through town.  When the Jews are "relocated," Ellen moves in with Annemarie's family and pretends to be one of them, yet her life is still in danger.

About the Author

Two-time Newbery Medal winner Lois Lowry was born in Honolulu, Hawaii. Today she lives and writes in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in a house dominated by a very shaggy Tibetan terrier named Bandit. Her hobbies include gardening, knitting, and photography. Her own photos appear on the covers of her award-winning books Number the Stars and The Giver.

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