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    Lois Lowry is known for her versatility and invention as a writer. She was born in Hawaii and grew up in New York, Pennsylvania, and Japan. After several years at Brown University, she turned to her family and to writing. She is the author of more than thirty books for young adults, including the popular Anastasia Krupnik series. She has received countless honors, among them the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award, the Dorothy Canfield Fisher Award, the California Young Reader’s Medal, and the Mark Twain Award. She received Newbery Medals for two of her novels, NUMBER THE STARS and THE GIVER. Her first novel, A SUMMER TO DIE, was awarded the International Reading Association’s Children’s Book Award. Ms. Lowry now divides her time between Cambridge and an 1840s farmhouse in Maine. To learn more about Lois Lowry, see her website at www.loislowry.com.

    A new paperback edition of Lois Lowry’s Newbery Award–winning classic.

    As the German troops begin their campaign to "relocate" all the Jews of Denmark, Annemarie Johansen’s family takes in Annemarie’s best friend, Ellen Rosen, and conceals her as part of the family.

    Through the eyes of ten-year-old Annemarie, we watch as the Danish Resistance smuggles almost the entire Jewish population of Denmark, nearly seven thousand people, across the sea to Sweden. The heroism of an entire nation reminds us that there was pride and human decency in the world even during a time of terror and war.

    With a new introduction by the author.

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    ISBN 9780547577098
    Genre JUVENILE FICTION / Historical / Holocaust
    Genre Detail Juvenile Grades 4-6 Ages 9-11
    Format Paperback
    Pages 137
    Publisher Date 2011-05-02 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
    Copyright Year 1989
    Height 7.0 in
    Wdth 5.0 in
    Thickness 0.25 in
    Unit weight 0.3 lb
    Language English
    Edition Detail Reissue
    Audience Children/juvenile
    Authors Lowry, Lois
    Country of Origin United States

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