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Bad Girls Book Club Letter N #atozchallenge

Welcome to the Blogging from A to Z Challenge

Today’s letter is

N

The Book

Number the Stars by Lois Lowry

Number the Stars by Lois Lowry

 I’m tired and I wanna make this brief. I’m sure you are too. Annemarie is a little Dutch girl living in occupied Copenhagen during the war. Her little Jewish friend moves in and has to live as a non-Jew to survive. Annemarie has to go on a mission to save little Ellen’s life.
Bad Girls come in all ages.

Have a restful day off and I’ll see you for letter O!

(napping. also starts with letter N)

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#AtoZChallenge – N Number the Stars

Thank you for joining me for N day. Today let’s talk about Number the Stars by Lois Lowry. Is there anyone who doesn’t love this beautiful little book?

Number the Stars by Lois Lowry

As you can see, Bailey, my pooch, loves the book too!

Ten-year-old Annemarie Johansen and her best friend Ellen Rosen often think of life before the war. It’s now 1943 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.

There are so many great stories of regular people caring for Jews who were brutalized during the war. Here’s one young people can understand and relate to. Lowry is an expert at telling stories from a kids’ perspective.

Have you read this gem?