Number the Stars is set in Copenhagen, Denmark, in 1943. It is a time when war is raging through Europe. German forces, commanded by Adolf Hitler, have invaded the lands around Germany. When the Danish people heard that the Germans had decided to arrest their Jewish citizens, they banded together to form the Danish Resistance. Members of this resistance helped nearly 7,000 people cross the sea to freedom in Sweden.
What is a Lapbook?
A Lapbook is a hands-on method for students to visually learn about the subject material being taught. A Lapbook highlights the study. The Lapbook can be held in the student’s lap, so…that’s how we got the name Lapbook!