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Number the Stars

by Lois Lowry

Paperback, 137 pages, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, List Price: $6.99 |


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Lois Lowry's novel illustrates the power of friendship in the face of terrifying oppression. In Nazi-occupied Denmark, 10-year-old Annemarie helps shelter her best friend from the Nazis while the Danish Resistance works to smuggle thousands of Jews across the sea to Sweden.