What happened to Peter in number the stars?

What happened to Peter in number the stars?

Peter Neilsen has been killed. He was caught and jailed by the Nazis, then shot in a public square. The night before he died, Peter wrote to the Johansens saying he was proud, and not afraid. Peter asked to be buried with Lise, but the Nazis would not return his body.

What happened in Chapter 17 in number the stars?

The Nazis had stormed a Resistance gathering, and in all the chaos, Lise was killed and Peter was wounded. Annemarie thinks of her sister and then goes to the box where her sister’s trousseau is still kept. She removes the Star of David that belonged to Ellen—that’s where she had hidden it two years before.

What happens at the end of Number the Stars?

Annemarie finds Ellen’s Star of David necklace where she’d hidden it where Ellen had been staying with the Yohansen’s and vows that she will wear it herself until Ellen returns. Though the story ends on a somber note, the star offers a glimmer of hope for Ellen’s and Annemarie’s futures and for all of Denmark.

What happens in Chapter 11 in number the stars?

In this chapter, Annemarie discovers that the coffin is full of clothing and jackets for the people in the room. Peter, a 20-year-old member of the resistance, hands these items out, along with medicine to put a small child to sleep while they travel. Peter also gives a mysterious package to Mr.

Will Annemarie and Ellen see each other again?

Annemarie never sees Ellen again during the course of the story. However, she very much hopes that the Rosen family will return safely and has Ellen’s necklace clasp fixed in anticipation of her friend’s homecoming.

What happens in chapter 16 of Number the Stars?

Henrik took all his passengers across the water to Sweden. He reassures Annemarie that nothing else bad is going to happen to her friend. He also reassures her that her friendship with Ellen will outlast their separation—and the war. Now that everything’s on the table, the two are able to relax and laugh.

Who died in Number the Stars Chapter 8?

Aunt Birte
Uncle Henrik says that he will be sleeping on the boat tonight and that he will be leaving early in the morning. Then Henrik announces that Great-Aunt Birte, a very old woman, has died. She will rest in Henrik’s living room, he says, until her funeral is held the next day.

What was Ellen’s promise to Annemarie when she left?

The promise was that Ellen will be back someday.

What is the lie about great aunt Birte?

How did Uncle Henrik explain the lie about Great Aunt Birte to AnneMarie? He told her it was easier if she did not know the truth, then she would not have to lie if she was questioned. He told her Peter said not to tell her anything, because AnneMarie was known to lie all the time.

What happened to Mrs Johansen on her way back from Uncle Henrik’s boat?

What happened to Mrs. Johansen on her way back from Uncle Henrik’s boat? Mrs. Johansen tripped and fell over the root of a tree breaking her ankle as she returned from Uncle Henrik’s boat.

Why did the officer slap Mama?

Ch11 Why did the officer slap Mama? The soldier asks why the casket is closed, and Mama explains Great-Aunt Birte died of typhus and the doctors have warned them that the corpse could still be contagious. However, she offers to open it anyway if the officer wants to have a look. He slaps Mama and the soldiers leave.

What did Mrs Johansen tell Annemarie to do if she were stopped by anyone?

Johansen tell Annemarie to act like a silly little girl if she were stopped? Mrs. Johansen told Annemarie to act like a silly girl if she were stopped so that the German soldiers wouldn’t be suspicious.

Who is Ellen pretending to be the soldiers?

Who does Ellen pretend to be when the soldiers come to the Johansens? Lise Johansen. Why does Ellen pretend to be Lise Johansen? To keep the soldiers from taking her away.

What did Annemarie realize about her friend Ellen after Peter’s visit?

What did Annemarie realize about her friend Ellen after Peter’s visit? After Peter’s visit, Annemarie realized that her friend Ellen and her family are in trouble, because they are Jewish and the Germans have begun to torment the Jews. Hirsch’s shop was closed by the Germans because her family was Jewish.

Why didn’t Mr Rosen ask what was in the package?

Rosen does not know what is in the package and does not ask, because it is safer not to know. Peter leaves with everyone except the Rosens, telling Mrs. Johansen to follow in twenty minutes.

What had fallen out of Mr Rosen’s pocket?

The packet has fallen from Mr. Rosen’s pocket when he tripped on the stairs. It’s very important that the packet reaches Henrik. Explain how what happens to Mama creates a problem in the plot that must be resolved.

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