#Children’s Readathon – Number the Stars by Lois Lowry

Check out the book, Number the Stars, by Lois Lowry, as featured in this post from Robbie’s Inspiration blog.

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Author James Cudney is hosting a Children’s book Readathon over at his blog, This is my Truth now. This week I chose to review Number the Stars by Lois Lowry . You can read Jay’s lovely review of Winnie the Pooh here: https://thisismytruthnow.com/2018/08/17/book-review-winnie-the-pooh-by-a-a-milne/

Number the stars

Number the stars is a wonderful story about bravery and friendship. It is set in occupied Denmark during WWII and tells the story of two families, the Johansen’s and the Rosen’s. The Johansen’s are Danish and Christian and the Rosen’s are Danish and Jewish. The families live in the same apartment block in Coppenhagen and are very good friends.

The book discloses a lot of interesting facts about life in Coppenhagen during WWII including the food and other shortages. I learned an awful lot about the war in this small European country through reading this book such as:

  • In 1943, the Danish resistance movement…

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