Who is the girl on the cover of Number the Stars?

Anna Caterina Johnson
In terms of the cover, Ms. Lowry says, “The girl on the jacket of Number the Stars is a Swedish girl named Anna Caterina Johnson. (She prefers being called Ann.) I photographed her when she was 10… She is now married with three children!”

What was fake in Number the Stars?

Swedish scientists created a mixture of cocaine and rabbits blood that would temporarily eliminate dogs’ sense of smell. Lowry did research on the Danish Resistance. She found that most of the members were very young people, many of whom were killed by the Germans.

Is Number the Stars a true story?

An interview with Lois Lowry reveals that the popular children’s novel Number the Stars was based on a true story of resistance to the Nazis. … There, on a 1988 vacation, Lowry talked to her friend Annelise about her childhood experiences in wartime Denmark.