Number the Stars

Author: Lois Lowry
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0547345445
Release Date: 1989-04-24
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

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.

Number the Stars

Author: Lois Lowry
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 9780007383634
Release Date: 2012-12-20
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

A powerful story set in Nazi occupied Denmark in 1943. Ten-year-old Annemarie Johansen is called upon for a selfless act of bravery to help save her best-friend, Ellen – a Jew.

Number the Stars

Author: Lois Lowry
Publisher: Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group
ISBN: 0440802911
Release Date: 1992-05-01
Genre: Denmark

Two young friends often think about the way life was before the war and the Nazi occupation.

Number the Stars

Author: Lois Lowry
Publisher: Dramatic Publishing
ISBN: 0871298341
Release Date: 1998
Genre: Musicals

Presents the libretto for a musical based on Lois Lowry's "Number the Stars," a story in which the family of Annmarie Johansen and their Christian neighbors aid the Danish Jews during World War II by helping them escape to neutral Sweden.

Number the Stars

Author: Lisa Leep
Publisher:
ISBN: 1586091468
Release Date: 1996-03-01
Genre: Children's literature

A study guide to accompany the reading of Number the stars in the classroom featuring suggested discussion questions, vocabulary work, work sheets, related Bible passages and further readings.

Number the Stars

Author: Tara McCarthy
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 0439271703
Release Date: 2002-01-01
Genre: Education

A guide to facilitating the discussion of the novel by Lois Lowry by students in grades four through eight offers suggestions for identifying themes, analyzing vocabulary, and responding to the text.

Number the Stars

Author: Lois Lowry
Publisher: Dramatic Publishing
ISBN: 0871297116
Release Date: 1996
Genre: World War, 1939-1945

Two young friends often think about the way life was before the war and the Nazi occupation.

Number the Stars Literature Kit Gr 5 6

Author: Nat Reed
Publisher: Classroom Complete Press
ISBN: 9781553198741
Release Date: 2006-09-01
Genre: Education

In this State Standards-aligned Literature Kit™, we divide the novel by chapters or sections and feature reading comprehension and vocabulary questions. In every chapter, we include Before You Read and After You Read questions. The Before You Read activities prepare students for reading by setting a purpose for reading. They stimulate background knowledge and experience, and guide students to make connections between what they know and what they will learn. The After You Read activities check students' comprehension and extend their learning. Students are asked to give thoughtful consideration of the text through creative and evaluative short-answer questions and journal prompts. Also included are writing tasks, graphic organizers, comprehension quiz, test prep, word search, and crossword to further develop students' critical thinking and writing skills, and analysis of the text. About the Novel: A STORY of a ten-year-old girl, her family, and their courageous journey to save the lives of their Jewish friends! During the darkest days of World War II living in Copenhagen, ten-year-old Annemarie Johansen is caught up in these unfolding historical events when she learns that the life of her best friend, Ellen Rosen, is in danger. The Rosens go into hiding and Annemarie’s parents volunteer to take Ellen into their home until the voyage to the safe country of Sweden can be arranged. Annemarie is thrust into several perilous adventures as she does the utmost to save the lives of the Rosens. Annemarie’s courage and ingenuity are severely tested as she is forced to confront German soldiers intent killing her friend. All of our content is aligned to your State Standards and are written to Bloom's Taxonomy.

Number the Stars a BookCaps Study Guide

Author: BookCaps Study Guides Staff
Publisher: BookCaps Study Guides
ISBN: 9781621074076
Release Date: 2012-10-02
Genre: Reference

The perfect companion to Lois Lowry's, "Number the Stars," this study guide contains a chapter by chapter analysis of the book, a summary of the plot, and a guide to major characters and themes. BookCap Study Guides do not contain text from the actual book, and are not meant to be purchased as alternatives to reading the book. We all need refreshers every now and then. Whether you are a student trying to cram for that big final, or someone just trying to understand a book more, BookCaps can help. We are a small, but growing company, and are adding titles every month.

Worst Enemies Best Friends

Author: Annie Bryant
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781439159576
Release Date: 2008-06-03
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Yikes! As if being the new girl isn't bad enough, Charlotte just made the biggest cafeteria blunder in the history of Abigail Adams Junior High. There's no way that Katani, Avery, and Maeve will want anything to do with her now. Can a mysterious landlady, a romantic evening gone wrong, and a cryptic key to nowhere help four very different girls become the best of friends? Or will they remain worst enemies forever?

Under the Banner of Heaven

Author: Jon Krakauer
Publisher: Anchor
ISBN: 1400078997
Release Date: 2004-06-08
Genre: True Crime

This extraordinary work of investigative journalism takes readers inside America’s isolated Mormon Fundamentalist communities, where some 40,000 people still practice polygamy. Defying both civil authorities and the Mormon establishment in Salt Lake City, the renegade leaders of these Taliban-like theocracies are zealots who answer only to God. At the core of Krakauer’s book are brothers Ron and Dan Lafferty, who insist they received a commandment from God to kill a blameless woman and her baby girl. Beginning with a meticulously researched account of this appalling double murder, Krakauer constructs a multi-layered, bone-chilling narrative of messianic delusion, polygamy, savage violence, and unyielding faith. Along the way he uncovers a shadowy offshoot of America’s fastest growing religion, and raises provocative questions about the nature of religious belief.

Jepp Who Defied the Stars

Author: Katherine Marsh
Publisher: Disney Electronic Content
ISBN: 9781423169994
Release Date: 2012-10-09
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Fate: Is it written in the stars from the moment we are born? Or is it a bendable thing that we can shape with our own hands? Jepp of Astraveld needs to know. He left his countryside home on the empty promise of a stranger, only to become a captive in a luxurious prison: Coudenberg Palace, the royal court of the Spanish Infanta. Nobody warned Jepp that as a court dwarf, daily injustices would become his seemingly unshakable fate. If the humiliations were his alone, perhaps he could endure them; but it breaks Jepp's heart to see his friend Lia suffer. After Jepp and Lia attempt a daring escape from the palace, Jepp is imprisoned again, alone in a cage. Now, spirited across Europe in a kidnapper's carriage, Jepp fears where his unfortunate stars may lead him. But he can't even begin to imagine the brilliant and eccentric new master—a man devoted to uncovering the secrets of the stars—who awaits him. Or the girl who will help him mend his heart and unearth the long-buried secrets of his past. Masterfully written, grippingly paced, and inspired by real historical characters, Jepp, Who Defied the Stars is the tale of an extraordinary hero and his inspiring quest to become the master of his own destiny.