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Read one of the following historical fiction and write a book review:

Number the Stars by Lois Lowry

Night by Elie Wiesel


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* What was the story about?

Second Paragraph: Analyze/Opinion

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* What did you learn about the time period?

* What is your opinion on the book?

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Doyun Park
Doyun Park
03 окт. 2020 г.

Book: Number the stars

Author :Lois Lowery

This book is about a kid named Annemarie and her friend, Ellen. This story takes place in Denmark in 1943, when a war started. The Germans attacked and planned to take every Dane Jewish people, which included Ellen and her family! As soon as they heard about that, Ellen’s mom and dad went to a safe place, but Ellen was told to stay. While Ellen’s mom and dad were gone, Annemarie and her family would need to protect Ellen. Then one night two German soldiers got in the house and asked about the Rosens. So the family told everything to the German soldiers and they left. They also pretended that Ellen was Lise,…

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Неизвестный пользователь
28 сент. 2020 г.

"Night" By: Elie Wiesel


Elie Wiesel lives in Sighet, Transylvania. His teacher Moishe was attacked by the Gestapo with many others along with him. Miraculously, he has survived them and came back to tell everyone that the Nazis are going to invade their town soon. Nobody bothered to believe in him, but he was right, the Nazis soon invaded their country and held them captive. The Nazis sent them to a death camp where they are either killed or help captive to work. Since his mother and 3 sisters were female, they were killed, however, Elie and his dad was sent to work. They were sent to a compartment weeks later, the guards has apparently killed his father. Turns out,…


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Jason Ko
Jason Ko
28 сент. 2020 г.

Book: Number The Stars

Author:Lois Lowry


At the time in world war 2, there were friends named Ellen and Annamarie. The book was when the Germans took over. They were capturing Jewish people including Ellen’s family because they were also Jewish. Ellen’s mom and dad stayed in a safe place where they had freedom but Ellen stayed at Annamarie’s house. When German soldiers came to their house at night Annamarie pulled out a Jewish necklace from Ellen.Then they went to their uncle’s house where they made up a plan. After that Uncle Henrik set up his boat so that Ellen’s family could go to Sweden.


I learned that the Nazis went to war at that time period in the year…

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Ryan Shim
Ryan Shim
27 сент. 2020 г.

<Number The Stars> Summary

Book: Number the stars

Author: Lois Lowry


For this book, it's the story of the kid who was in Denmark with Their parents as resistance, But also Their relatives.This book shows what resistance in WW2 be like, but also shows part of what Germans respond to the actions of resistance. 

The climax is when the main character’s uncle left the important paper in the house, which he expected to take it across the sea.

So, she brought a basket and hid paper under the basket.

She was captured by the Nazi solder, and almost caught that she had it,but she didn’t caught miracley. 


As most of jewish people's story is about what happened in the concentration…

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Nathan Jung
Nathan Jung
26 сент. 2020 г.

Number The Stars is about a 10 year old girl named Annemarie and her best friend Ellen living during the first few years of Nazi occupation in Denmark. The story begins when the two girls are out on a run after school and they encounter two German soldiers. Later that day, Mrs. Johansen and Mrs. Rosen, the two girls' parents, tell them to take a different route to school. The next day, Annemarie and Ellen discover that one of the local shops had been closed. The two girls don't understand why, but their parents are deeply concerned. Peter, the man who was supposed to marry Lise, Annemarie's deceased sister, came to their apartment to tell them that the Germans…


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