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 as part of the family.
Through the eyes of ten-year-old Annemarie, we watch as the Danish Resistance smuggles almost the entire Jewish population of Denmark, nearly seven thousand people, across the sea to Sweden. The heroism of an entire nation reminds us that there was pride and human decency in the world even during a time of terror and war.
This novel packet includes questions for each of the 17 chapters, plus afterword. Also included are vocabulary words for students to define or use in a complete sentence.
There are three vocabulary tests that use matching. Included with these are the answer keys. Five short answer essay questions are utilized to deepen student awareness of the time period.
JEWISH HERITAGE NOVELS AND ACTIVITIES
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