[Ebook] Number the Stars By Lois Lowry – Tactical-player.co.uk

Number the Stars 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.

About the Author: Lois Lowry

Taken from Lowry s website I ve always felt that I was fortunate to have been born the middle child of three My older sister, Helen, was very much like our mother gentle, family oriented, eager to please Little brother Jon was the only boy and had interests that he shared with Dad together they were always working on electric trains and erector sets and later, when Jon was older, they always

10 thoughts on “Number the Stars

  1. 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 suspenseful, educational and deeply emotional With an age range of 5 years old to 88 years old in the car, this book managed t

  2. 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 depth of horror and severity of the holocaust and i wouldnt have been exposed to that in this story as its rather

  3. 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 a ten year old standing up to nazis was something remarkable, but imaginable for me i loved annemarie, i

  4. 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 small country was invaded by Germany, smuggled nearly the entire population of Jews 7,000 across

  5. 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 the great untold stories of World War II On September 29, 1943, word got out in Denmark that

  6. 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 reading literature that delves into this subject matter, but given it was written for youn

  7. 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 Mary E Wilkins Freeman s comment that All fiction should be true stories writte

  8. 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, but it wasn t It wasn t a light story, but it didn t have the horrible

  9. 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 which increases the tension The symbol of stars weaves in and out

  10. says:

    Please visit my blog www.readrantrockandroll.com 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 will do for each other when in need This is an easy chap

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