Number the Stars

Lois Lowry

Set in Denmark during the Nazi occupation, this story explores a lesser known aspect of World War II. The Johansen family, including ten-year-old Anne Marie, take over the care of her Jewish friend, Ellen Rosen. The Rosens are in danger and hope Ellen can pass as a member of the Johansen family until passage can be arranged for all of the Rosens to leave Denmark and go safely to Sweden . Anne Marie shows courage and determination in helping her friend .

Glossary of the Holocaust

Children of the Holocaust

 

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