Number the Stars
By Lois Lowry
When some German soldiers knock on the door of the apartment they are living in, in the middle of the night, Ellen and Annemarie are rudely awakened with a fright. Annemarie reminds Ellen to act as her sister, but then she notices a Jewish necklace hanging around Ellen's neck and quickly rips it off and promises to keep it in a safe place until it was OK to wear it again. After fooling the soldiers, Annemarie, her mom, little sister, and Ellen flee o their uncles house. One night Annemarie awakes to find her mother out of bed and nowhere to be found. How will things turn out for Ellen and her family, and will Annemarie ever see Ellen again to return her necklace?
2. Special handkerchiefs that smelled like rabbit's blood and cocaine were used to hurt search dogs sense of smell, so that they wouldn't be able to sniff out the Jews.
3. Denmark surrendered to Germany in 1940.