Number the Stars


Author: Lois Lowry


LOWRY, Lois. Number the Stars. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1989. 8vo, [vi] 137pp. Black cloth pictorially stamped in blind, with spine stamped in gold foil. Blue endpapers. Spine ends a tad rubbed, upper edge of sheets a tad foxed (pages unaffected), else a fine copy in original color pictorial dust jacket (spine ends and folds a tad rubbed, no medal affixed). With a bookplate signed by the author, Newbery Medalist Lois Lowry, laid in.

First edition. 1990 Newbery Medal Winner! 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 from the Nazis as part of the family.