A thrilling true-life adventure about doing the right thing to save your friend - even if it puts your own life at stake.

When the Nazis invaded Denmark in the 1940s, Jewish families were generally left alone, unlike other parts of western Europe. But all of that changed suddenly in 1943, and when the call went out to round up Denmark's Jewish families, thousands of non-Jewish Danes worked together to smuggle their Jewish friends and neighbors across the water to neutral Sweden, and safety.

That true series of events forms the basis of NUMBER THE STARS, Lois Lowry's popular book for middle-school readers. Annemarie Johannsen's family lives in Copenhagen, downstairs from her best friend, Ellen Rosen. When the call-up for Ellen's family goes out, Annemarie's family springs into action, spiriting Ellen away to the shore, in preparation for the journey across the sea. But before they get that far, Annemarie will have to step into the fray, and put her own life at risk for the sake of saving her friend.

Available on tour to your school or as a field trip show at locations througout Chicagoland, this is an experience your students will long remember. Click here to download the study guide.

2022/2023 FIELD TRIP DATES
CHICAGO - March 7, 2023  
Irish American Heritage Ctr
10:30 am | $8.00
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LAKE COUNTY - March 21   
Round Lake Civic Center
10:30am | $8.00
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DES PLAINES - March 22   
Des Plaines Theater
10:30am | $8.00
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PALATINE - April 24   
Cutting Hall
10:30am | $8.00
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ST CHARLES - May 5, 2023
Arcada Theater
10:30am | $8.00
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CHICAGO - May 12  
Irish American Heritage Ctr
10:30 am | $8.00
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