Number the Stars
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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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Hhaddad1 - LibraryThing
I read this book for the first time when I was in 6th grade and it just stuck with me ever since. I have always been so interested in learning about World War II and, and this is perfect book for a ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - pnieme1 - LibraryThing
This is one of my favorite books. I enjoyed how it was from the perspective of a non-jewish girl. Annemarie is part of the Johansen family, who is helping another girl named Ellen’s family. It details ... Read full review
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