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Annemarie Johansen Quotes

Seven of the best book quotes from Annemarie Johansen
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“Once I had three daughters. Tonight I am proud to have three daughters again.”
Lois Lowry
author
Number the Stars
book
Mr. Johansen
Lise Johansen
Annemarie Johansen
Ellen Rosen
characters
deception
family
daughters
pride
proud
risk
concepts
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“It was only in the fairy tales that people were called upon to be so brave, to die for one another. Not in real-life Denmark.”
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″‘Where is my necklace?’ she asked. ‘What did you do with it?’ ‘I hid it in a safe place,’ Annemarie told her. ‘A very secret place where no one will ever find it. And I will keep it there for you until it is safe for you to wear it again.’
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″‘What’s happening?’ Annemarie asked when she and Ellen were alone with Papa in the living room. ‘Something’s wrong. What is it?’ Papa’s face was troubled. ‘I wish that I could protect you children from this knowledge,’ he said quietly.”
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“For a moment, to Annemarie, listening, it seemed like all the earlier times, the happy visits to the farm in the past with summer daylight extending beyond bedtime, with the children tucked away in the bedrooms and the grownups downstairs talking.”
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“Annemarie felt a surge of sadness; the bond of their friendship had not broken, but it was as if Ellen had moved now into a different world, the world of her own family and whatever lay ahead for them.”
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“You will, little one. You saved her life, after all. Someday you will find her again. Someday the war will end. All wars do.”

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