Monday, March 10, 2008

Number the Stars

Number the Stars

Lois Lowry

Newbery Medal 1990

A story of WWII in Denmark and helping Jews escape to Sweden, tense at times but not over-dramatic or preachy. Mention of the food and supply shortages, the resistance fighters, strong bonds of family and faith. Historically accurate.

connections: Anne Frank, Holocaust, Zlata's Diary, current event examples of oppression/genocide

1 comment:

kbookreviews said...

This is a book that everyone should read. I found it easier to get through then "Anne Frank" but it carried the same message. Very good book.