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Number the Stars

Lois Lowry

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Suggestions for Further Reading

How did Lise Johansen die?

How do the Rosens keep from being caught by the Nazis?

Why do the soldiers stop Annemarie on her way to Uncle Henrik's boat?

What must Ellen remove to keep the Germans from guessing that she is Jewish?

Why does Henrik need the handkerchief in the packet?

How did the Rosens find out that the Nazis had their names on a list?

Why did the Germans close Mrs. Hirsch's store?

How did Mrs. Johansen keep the soldiers from opening the casket?

Who is afraid of the sea?

Where did Lois Lowry get the title of her novel?

Why must Mr. Johansen stay at home when the rest of his family goes to Henrik's?

What does Peter request in the letter he writes before he dies?

Why is Kirsti upset when Ellen leaves?

Kirsti wrongly remembers fireworks going off on her birthday. What really happened?

How does Henrik keep his Jewish passengers hidden?

What does Peter give the baby before they leave for Henrik's boat?

Where are the Johansens when Denmark is liberated?

What popular story do the girls turn into a game?

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Rating. I loved it!

by SoldierGina, November 26, 2014

Honestly, Number the Stars really had me thinking about life. It was just the realistic description of things that really made it go deep. It changed my whole outlook on life in general. It also helped me spiritually. It showed me that people go through bad hardships sometimes, but, you can make it through. It has helped me come to terms with some of the hardships I face in my life. Whenever something miserable happens, my mind immediately goes back to this story. This story really goes beyond a story, it touches you spiritually and emotiona... Read more

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