Title Profile & Character Information

Number the Stars

Annotation
In 1943, during the German occupation of Denmark, ten-year-old Annemarie learns how to be brave and courageous when she helps shelter her Jewish friend from the Nazis.

Awards
1991  Dorothy Canfield Fisher Children's Book Award
1990  Newbery Medal
1992  Rebecca Caudill Young Reader's Book Award
1992  Great Stone Face Children's Book Award
1990  Golden Archer Award (Wisconsin)
1998  Golden Archer Award (Wisconsin)
1991  Maine Student Book Award
1992  New York State Charlotte Award
1989  Sydney Taylor Book Award

Characters
NameMarie, Anne
GenderGirl

NameRosen, Ellen
GenderGirl

GenreFiction
Juvenile
Historical
TopicsNazis
Friendship
Holocaust
Racism
Prejudice
Rescue missions
Emotions
Jews
SettingDenmark