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Read online Number the Stars.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Number the Stars Ten year old Annemarie Johansen and her best friend Ellen Rosen often think of life before the war It s now and their life in Copenhagen is filled with school food shortages and the Nazi soldiers marching through town When the Jews of Denmark are relocated Ellen moves in with the Johansens and pretends to be one of the family Soon Annemarie is asked to go on a dangerous mission to save Ellen s life by Lois Lowry

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Number the Stars
Title:Number the Stars
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ISBN:0440227534
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Number of Pages:137
Category:Historical fiction, Fiction, Classics, Childrens, Historical, Holocaust, Young adult
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Precocious Katy Thatcher always knew she wanted to be a doctor like her father She joins him on his rounds and has a keen interest in the people around her She s especially intrigued by Jacob a gentle silent boy who has a special sensitivity toward animals While Jacob never speaks to or looks at Katy they develop an unusual friendship and understanding The townspeople dismiss Jacob as an imbecile Katy just thinks of him as someone special who has a way of communicating with the animals through his sounds and movements br And only Katy comes to realize what the gentle silent boy did for his family He meant to help not harm It didn t turn out that way, Abandoned by their ill humored parents to the care of an odious nanny Tim the twins Barnaby A and Barnaby B and their sister Jane attempt to fulfill their roles as good oldfashioned children Following the models set in lauded tales from A Christmas Carol to Mary Poppins the four Willoughbys hope to attain their proscribed happy ending too or at least a satisfyingly maudlin one However it is an unquestionably ruthless act that sets in motion the transformations that lead to their salvation and to happy endings for not only the four children but their nanny an abandoned baby a candy magnate and his long lost son too Replete with a tongue in cheek glossary and bibliography this hilarious and decidedly old fashioned parody pays playful homage to classic works of children s literature, Thirteen year old Meg envies her sister s beauty and popularity Her feelings don t make it any easier for her to cope with Molly s strange illness and eventual death, Ten year old Annemarie Johansen and her best friend Ellen Rosen often think of life before the war It s now and their life in Copenhagen is filled with school food shortages and the Nazi soldiers marching through town When the Jews of Denmark are relocated Ellen moves in with the Johansens and pretends to be one of the family Soon Annemarie is asked to go on a dangerous mission to save Ellen s life