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 11 reviews

Kids say

age 10+

Based on 110 reviews

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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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age 10+


It's a good book for kids to learn about what happened during the holocaust. Some parts are very sad, but it's good for kids to know about history.

This title has:

Educational value
Great messages
Too much violence

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Our Editors Recommend

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

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