Number The Stars
By: Lois Lowry
AnneMarie and Ellen were never scared that Ellen was Jewish until one day Ellen and AnneMarie were just getting out of school and they had a race. And all of a sudden they got stopped by german soldiers. They got asked questions, a lot. Then the next morning Anne Marie's mom found out that one of her friends got fired because she was Jewish and from that day everyone knew something was gonna happen to all the Jews. Sadly Ellen parents had to move somewhere else safe while Ellen pretended to be on of AnneMaries's sisters that died named Lisa.
So they all stayed at her uncles house named Henrik trying to hide from the german soldiers and finally one night AnneMarie had to risk her life to bring a basket to her uncle who was hiding Ellen in his boat. There was one special thing that helped Ellen stay hiding from the soldiers. Did Ellen get brought home safe? well you will have to read the book and find out.
Interesting facts I learned
2) The german soldiers could stop you for any reason they wanted too
3) All Jewish people who had a job would eventually be fired