Number the Stars
Table of Contents
1. WhyAre YouRunning?
2. Who Is the ManWho Rides Past?
3. WhereIs Mrs. Hirsch?
4. It WillBea LongNight
5. Who Is the Dark-Haired One?
6. Is the Weather Good for Fishing?
7. The House by the Sea
8. There Has Been a Death
9. WhyAre YouLying?
10. Let Us Open the Casket
11. WillWe See YouAgain Soon, Peter?
12. Where Was Mama?
13. Run! As Fast As YouCan!
14. On the Dark Path
15. MyDogs SmellMeat!
16. I WillTellYou Justa Little
17. AllThis LongTime
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Copyright ©1989 byLois Lowry
Allrights reserved. Published in the United States by Sandpiper, an imprint ofHoughtonMifflinHarcourt PublishingCompany.
Originally published in hardcover in the United States by
HoughtonMifflinBooks for Children,an imprint ofHoughton
MifflinHarcourt PublishingCompany, 1989.
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Number thestars / Lois Lowry.
Summary:In 1943, during the German occupation ofDenmark, ten-year-old Annemarielearns howto be braveand courageous when she helps shelter her Jewish friend fromthe Nazis.
1. World War, 1939–1945—Denmark—Juvenilefiction. [1. World War,
1939–1945—Denmark—Fiction. 2. World War, 1939–1945—
Rescue—Fiction. 3. Friendship—Fiction. 4. Denmark—Fiction.]
PZ7.L9673Nu 1989 88-37134
ISBN: 978-0-395-51060-5 hardcover
ISBN: 978-0-547-57709-8 paperback
Manufactured in the United States ofAmerica
DOM10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1
For my friend Annelise Platt
1. WhyAre YouRunning?[>]
2. Who Is the ManWho Rides Past?[>]
3. WhereIs Mrs. Hirsch?[>]
4. It WillBea LongNight [>]
5. Who is the Dark-Haired One?[>]
6. Is the Weather Good for Fishing?[>]
7. The House by the Sea[>]
8. There Has Been a Death [>]