Number the Stars

Book review by Cindy Kane, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 9+

Stirring tale of girl who smuggles Jews to safety in WWII.

Parents say

age 10+

Based on 12 reviews

Kids say

age 10+

Based on 111 reviews

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age 10+

Just so you know I am 14 using my moms account

Great book I definitely recommend! Keep in mind it’s about WW2 so two good guys die but it is a great way to introduce your kid to WW2. Great messages about bravery and fighting for what is right. I also recommend seeing the play it is really good!

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age 10+
Through the eyes of ten-year-old Annemarie , the reader watches as the Danish Resistance smuggles almost the entire Jewish population of the country of Denmark. Nearly seven thousand people are forcefully taken across the sea to Sweden. The heroism of that entire nation tells the reader that there was also pride and human decency during the Holocaust.

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For kids who love World War II books and stories of the Holocaust

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