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Quick Guide: Number the Stars

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“Number the Stars” by Lois Lowry one of the most highly acclaimed historical novels.

The story is set during the Nazi occupation of Denmark. The German forces have occupied Denmark for three years. Like in other neighboring countries, they have started hunting the Jews in Denmark, their businesses are being closed.

Annemarie, the central character of the novel, is a ten year old Dane girl. Ellen Rosen is her best friend. She is Jewish.

When the soldiers come looking for Ellen's family, she is sent to the house of Annemarie. The story describes how Annemarie saves her friend and her family from the German soldiers.

Eventually, Annemarie helps them escape Denmark.

Quick Guide: Number the Stars
Chapter One: Introduction
Chapter Two: Plot Overview
Chapter Three: Characters
Chapter Four: Complete Summary
Chapter Five: Critical Analysis

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