The Yellow Star Item: 631898
The Yellow Star
The Legend of King Christian X of Denmark
by Carmen Agra Deedy
Without the yellow star to point them out, the Jews looked like any other Danes.
For centuries, the Star of David was a symbol of Jewish pride. But during World War II, Nazis used the star to segregate and terrorize the Jewish people. Except in Denmark. When Nazi soldiers occupied his country, King Christian X of Denmark committed himself to keeping all Danes safe from harm, and the bravery of the Danes and their king during that dangerous time has inspired many legends. The most enduring is the legend of the yellow star, which symbolizes the loyalty and fearless spirit of the king and his people.
Paperback, 32 pages