• Number the Stars: A Newbery Award Winner: Lowry, Lois: 0978054757709:  Amazon.com: Books Beginning the week of January 22, we are currently reading Number the Stars by Louis Lowry. As we read, we will discuss themes, conflicts, and character motivations, as well as cause/effect relationships and plot. We will have vocabulary and comprehension assignments every few chapters. This book study will last about 5 weeks.