FC: Historical Fiction Report Number the Stars By:Brinley Ginn
1: Table of constance | Entry 1 (pg2) Entry 2 (pg 3) Entry 3 (pg 4) Entry 4 (pg 5 ) Entry 5 (pg 6 ) Entry 6 (pg 7)
2: Dear Diary September 23,1939 I am Ellen Rosen and I am a Jew. I have dark hair and I put them in pigtails and I have dark skin. I have a special necklace that has the star of David. This is the symbol of being a Jew I live in Denmark in the middle of a war.
3: Dear Diary September 29, 1939 We are in the middle of a war and the soldiers are coming to take away all the Jews to concentration camps. They are horible places were the Natzi’s keep Jews. The problem is I am a Jew I have to escape to Sweden in order to be free. My family and me have to blend in to the other cathlic people so we can escape to Sweden. My friends the Johansons are also helping us escape.
4: Dear Diary, November 3, 1936 I live in Denmark 1939, One day when I was walking home from school with my friend Annamarie, she wanted to race with me down the block because we have school races on Thursdays and she wanted to practice. Then we started with her little sister tagging along. while we were running soldiers asked us to holt. I was standing from a distance watching frightened.The soldiers had a whole conversation with Annamarie and Kristi. They asked a few questions like what we were doing, how smart we were,and complimented Kristi for her beautiful hair. Eventually Annamarie finished the conversation with them. Then we walked home.
5: . | Dear Diary, November 12, 1939 The soldiers are coming to take away all Jews. My parents have run away to hide with Peter are friend who is helping us run away to freedom. I am going to hide at my friend Annamarie’s house. I am pretending to be Annamarie’s sister, Lise . Lise was her older sister who got hit by a car and died.Now I an pretending to be her.When I was in bed the soldiers came early in the morning. They were very concerned about me being a Jew because of my dark hair.Before they saw me Annamarie had to rip my necklace of so they wouldn’t hall me away as a Jew.To prove I wasn’t a Jew Annamarie’s dad got an old baby picture of Lise.Lucky for us Lise had dark hair when she was a baby. The soldiers left mad, ripping the picture in two.
6: Dear Diary November 22, 1939 Now I’ve escaped with Annamarie to her Uncle Hendrick's house. That night we pretended to have a fake funeral. On that night some soldiers came. They believed that there was someone in the fake casket but we didn’t open it up,because Annamarie’s mama said the fake woman in the casket was diseased and ofered to open the casket one of the soldiers slapped her across the face! Soon Peter came with my parents and we all had to run off to Uncle Hendrik’s bout . Peter gave my father an important packet but my father dropped it and we noticed once we got to the boat. Once we got in the boat we hid in a hidden compartment and we waited for hours, then Annamarie came with the packet. A few minutes after that some soldiers came, the packet contained a kerchief that was drugged so when the dogs sniff it they would lose their sense of smell. So the dogs didn’t find us. Then we went off to Sweden. We were free!
7: If I could meet Ellen I would be supportive to her and her religion. I would ask her some questions like , how did you feel when you got the news that soldiers were going to take away the Jews to concentration camps? What is your opinion on all of this? I would also like to go up to uncle Hendrik’s house and play in the forest.