Number the Stars audiobook is a gripping story about a little girl’s involvement in the Denmark military movement in WWII. Number the Stars audiobook follows Annemarie, a 10-year-old as she tries to save Rosens, her Jewish friends from being deported to a Military prison.
In Number the Stars audiobook, Annemarie Johansen resides in Copenhagen and become aware that the Germans are trying to relocate Jewish people in her city. Her neighbour and friend Ellen Rosen is a Jew. Annemarie and her family assist Rosens in escaping into neighbouring Sweden on a ship captained by Annemarie’s Uncle. Once Annemarie needs to carry a parcel to Henrik, her uncle in the night, it was for the Jews’ safety. She successfully carries the package, but later discovers what may have occurred if she hadn’t been sufficient to evade the troops who halt her in a forest.
In Number the Stars audiobook free, after the war, her parents inform her that their elder daughter, Annemarie’s elder sister, Lise, was a member of the rebel movement and had been slain as a result. Annemarie understands that she has also assisted Jews in escaping and is happy to find and wants to be Ellen’s friend, however, she is unsure whether she will ever get to meet her pal again. In the end, She chooses to keep Ellen’s Star of David Jewish necklace as a symbol of her companionship till Ellen comes back and can take it.
Number the Stars audiobook free emphasise significant themes, like the necessity of opposing evil, the protection and perils of ignorance, what way courage manifests itself in both great and little deeds, and stories vs truth. Along with these increasingly sophisticated ideas, it also emphasises bravery, companionship, and devotion.
Lois Lowry wrote Number the Stars audiobook.
Lois Lowry was born on the 20th of March 1937. She is a writer from the United States. She is the author of The Giver, Rabble Starkey, and Number the Stars, among other works for children and young adults. Lowry is well-known for writing for young readers on challenging subjects, dystopias, and complicated themes.
Lowry attended The American School in Japan for junior high school. She did, ultimately, return to the United States for finishing her high school. She also went to Curtis High School. In 1952, she enrolled in Packer Collegiate Institute in Brooklyn Heights, New York, and graduated in 1954. She then attended Pembroke College, Brown University’s now-defunct women’s division. Lowry graduated in English literature from the University of Southern Maine in Portland, Maine, after her marriage. A Summer to Die, Lowry’s debut novel, published in 1977 at the age of 40 years.
A Summer to Die has received the International Reading Association’s Children’s Book Award. Several works adapted for cinema and theatre, including The Giver, which has been turned into an opera.
Lowry has also received two Newbery Medals. First one for Number the Stars in 1990 and another for The Giver in 1994. In 2002, Gooney Bird Greene, her book, received the Rhode Island Children’s Book Award. In 1990, Lowry also earned the National Jewish Book Award in Children’s Literature for Number the Stars and the Dorothy Canfield Fisher Children’s Book Award in 1991. Lowry received the Regina Medal in 1994.
She is still a successful writer and public speaker. She lives in Honolulu, Hawaii, in the United States and is 84 years old.
The narrator of Number the Stars audiobook is Blair Brown. Other audiobooks that Blair Brown has also narrated are City of Girls, Daughter of Fortune, and The Client.
The length of Number the Stars audiobook is 2 hours and 45 minutes.
Listening Library published Number the Stars audiobook on 04/16/2004.