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The story takes place in Northeast Copenhagen in the country of Denmark. Our main characters are living during the Holocaust. There are several chapters that take place in the Johansen's apartment. It is a two bedroom apartment with simple furniture and two beds the family members share.


Author: Lois Lowry

Name: Miss. Crane Date: March 21, 2014

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Ten-year-old Annemarie Johansen and her best friend Ellen Rosen often think about life before the war, but now it is 1943. Their life in Copenhagen is fillied with school, food shortages, and the Nazi soldiers marching in their town. The Nazis won't stop. The Jews of Denmark are being "relocated," so Ellen moves in with the Johansens and pretends to be part of the family. Then Annemarie is asked to go on a dangerous mission. Somehow she must find the strength and courage to save her best friend's life. There's no turning back now.


Annemarie Johansen is a ten year old girl living during the Holocaust. She lives in Northeast Copenhagen, Denmark. She lives with her mother, father, and little sister, Kirst. In the story, her best friend Ellen has to start living with her family. It is the Johansen's job to keep Ellen, their jewish family friend, safe from being taken by the Nazis. Annemarie's bravery is tested during this life changing experience.


Title: Number the Stars

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"You said that we would hide her. How can we do that? Where can she hide?" -Annemarie

"Who might come? Will it be soldiers? Like the ones on the corners?"-Ellen

Genre: Historical/Realistic Fiction

AR Book Level: 4.54.0 Points

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