Book review this historical fiction book by lois lowry is published by dell publishing, a division of bantam doubleday dell publishing group, which has become an imprint of random house it is also published by sandpiper, an imprint of houghton mifflin harcourt publishing company number the stars is written for kids. A short summary of lois lowry's number the stars this free synopsis covers all the crucial plot points of number the stars. Set in nazi-occupied copenhagen, denmark, the book number the stars is a historical children's novel written by lois lowry and first published in 1989 this novel tells the story of the yohansen and rosen families, particularly the close friendship between the story's heroine, 10-year-old annemarie yohansen and ellen. Snuggled up in my bed at home, my seven-year-old curled up beside me, i asked , “what should we read tonight, david” david looked around, saw the cardboard box filled with books for me to review, and peeked inside pulling one thin book from the box, he stared hard at the cover, flipped it over to read the blurbs on the.
Number the stars by lois lowry if you want more information about denmark during world war 2:. Summary and reviews of number the stars by lois lowry, plus links to a book excerpt from number the stars and author biography of lois lowry. 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. Number the stars has 317 reviews and 213 ratings reviewer kingkong22 wrote: this book was amazing i loved it so much.
Dip2000: 'this book is about bravery how you know that there is danger, but you still do what you think is right. Brave girl helps smuggle jewish friends to safety read common sense media's number the stars review, age rating, and parents guide.
If annemarie hadn't delivered the package, they would have all been discovered so annemarie saved them the boat traveled safely to sweden, and ellen and her family escaped the book concludes two years later, as world war ii is ending peter has been discovered as a resistance worker and killed by the nazis. When my daughter put number the stars aside for a different summer reading book, i thought i'd give it a try it's a quick read for an adult, as it's a middle-grade book spanning less than 140 pages lowry is a talented writer, and i can see why this book won the newbery her characters are compelling and.
Number the stars [lois lowry] -- in 1943, during the german occupation of denmark, ten-year-old annemarie learns how to be brave and courageous when she editorial reviews publisher synopsis 'a decent, brave and likeable heroine who is caught by accident in harsh political affairs number the stars is a simple,. Wonderful book my 11 year old read this as his summer reading book and was very moved by the story it is dark without being traumatizing i read 'night' and i have never been able to put the story in my past this book tells a softer version thank you lois lowry for your compelling story 0comment|was this review helpful. Amazonin - buy number the stars (essential modern classics) book online at best prices in india on amazonin read number the stars (essential modern classics) book reviews & author details and more at amazonin free delivery on qualified orders.
Librarything review user review - empressreece - librarything my son has to read several newberry honor and newberry award books this semester and i told him whatever he picked, i would read too this is one of his picks i thought it was a good but very basic read full review. #50 number the stars by lois lowry (1989) 42 points previously #56, lowry's classic stays at pretty much the same spot on both the old and the new list and why not a beautiful book that deserves to be remembered the plot from the publisher reads, “ten-year-old annemarie johansen and her best. Number the stars front cover lois lowry houghton mifflin harcourt, apr 24, 1989 - juvenile fiction - 144 pages librarything review user review - empressreece - librarything my son has to read several newberry honor and newberry award books this semester and i told him whatever he picked, i would read too.
Overview number the stars by lois lowry a ten-year-old danish girl's bravery is tested when her best friend is threatened by nazis in 1943 the whole work is seamless, compelling, and memorable -- impossible to put down difficult to forget -- horn book. Number the stars has 359903 ratings and 11143 reviews candace said: see more of my reviews at wwwbookaddicthavencomthe second of the books that we. 'how brave are you, little annemarie' uncle henrik asks his ten-year-old niece it is 1943, and to annemarie johansen, life in copenhagen is a complicated mix of ordinary home and school life, food shortages, and the constant presence of nazi soldiers bravery seems a vague virtue - one possessed by dragon-slaying.
More books about courage, bravery, heroism helping others holocaust jewish experience prejudice and discrimination other books you might like card- image book twenty and ten by william pene du bois, claire huchet bishop grades 4-6 reading level p paperback book $347 add to cart save to wishlist. Number the stars study guide contains a biography of lois lowry, literature essays, quiz questions, major themes, characters, and a full summary and analysis. Summary: lowry's number the stars is a simple yet poignant novel about a young girl's contribution to the resistance movement in denmark during world war 11 at the end of the book, annemarie decides to wear ellen's star of david necklace, as a sign of her friendship, until ellen returns and can wear it herself.