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    Number the Stars

    by Lois Lowry

    The gripping story of a Danish girl and her family who help to smuggle Jews safely into Sweden. "Seamless compelling and memorable. . . Impossible to put down." - Horn Book

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Number the Stars

Author: Lois Lowry

Interest Level:
4-6

Lexile Framework:
670L

Grade Level Equivalent:
4.5

Guided Reading Level:
U

Age:
9-11

Genre:
Classics, Historical Fiction

Subject:
Holocaust, Prejudice and Tolerance Experiences, Jewish Experience

About This Book

As German troops begin their campaign to "relocate" all the Jews of Denmark, 10-year-old Annemarie Johansen's family takes in Annemarie's best friend, Ellen Rosen, and conceals her by pretending she's part of the family. Then, through Annemarie's eyes, readers watch as the Danish Resistance smuggles almost the entire Jewish population of Denmark — nearly 7,000 people — across the sea to Sweden.

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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