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Number the Stars

Number the Stars
Author: Lois Lowry
ISBN 13: 9780547577098
ISBN 10: 547577095
Edition: Reissue
Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: 2011-05-02
Format: Paperback
Pages: 156
List Price: $7.99

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.

Publishers Weekly

Set in Nazi-occupied Denmark in 1943, this 1990 Newbery winner tells of a 10-year-old girl who undertakes a dangerous mission to save her best friend. Ages 10-14. (Sept.)