Number the Stars
Number the Stars is historical fiction set during WWII in Nazi occupied Denmark. 10-year-old Annemarie Johansen risks her life to help the Rosens, her Jewish friends, escape to safety in Sweden.
Below are some reading passages that we have hand picked to supplement this book. Be sure to read the passage summaries and our suggestions for instructional use.
7th-8th Informational Text 1490L
Introduction to the Holocaust
5th-6th Parable 450L
The Worst Sin
7th-8th Informational Text 1320L
Who Was Anne Frank?
7th-8th Interview 1020L
Woman Who Helped Anne Frank Dies at 100
5th-6th Primary Source Document 1000L
Excerpt from Trail of Tears Diary
5th-6th Informational Text 970L
The Underground Railroad
7th-8th Informational Text 1230L
Courage in Denmark: Resistance to the Nazis in WWII
7th-8th Informational Text 1420L
Danish Resistance During the Holocaust
7th-8th News 1040L
It’s For You to Know That You Forgive, Says Holocaust Survivor