The Diary of a Young Girl Book
Score: 4
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The Diary of a Young Girl


  • Author : Anne Frank
  • Publisher : Anchor
  • Release Date : 2010-09-15
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN 10 : 9780307776204

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The Diary of a Young Girl Excerpt :

THE DEFINITIVE EDITION • Discovered in the attic in which she spent the last years of her life, Anne Frank’s remarkable diary has since become a world classic—a powerful reminder of the horrors of war and an eloquent testament to the human spirit. Updated for the 75th Anniversary of the Diary’s first publication with a new introduction by Nobel Prize–winner Nadia Murad “The single most compelling personal account of the Holocaust ... remains astonishing and excruciating.”—The New York Times Book Review In 1942, with Nazis occupying Holland, a thirteen-year-old Jewish girl and her family fled their home in Amsterdam and went into hiding. For the next two years, until their whereabouts were betrayed to the Gestapo, they and another family lived cloistered in the “Secret Annex” of an old office building. Cut off from the outside world, they faced hunger, boredom, the constant cruelties of living in confined quarters, and the ever-present threat of discovery and death. In her diary Anne Frank recorded vivid impressions of her experiences during this period. By turns thoughtful, moving, and amusing, her account offers a fascinating commentary on human courage and frailty and a compelling self-portrait of a sensitive and spirited young woman whose promise was tragically cut short.

Anne Frank Book
Score: 4
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Anne Frank


  • Author : Anne Frank
  • Publisher : Turtleback Books
  • Release Date : 1995-12-01
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 92
  • ISBN 10 : 0785795189

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Abridged version of a Jewish girl's record of how her family hid from Nazi occupiers in World War II Holland.

Anne Frank s Tales from the Secret Annex Book
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Anne Frank s Tales from the Secret Annex


  • Author : Anne Frank
  • Publisher : Bantam
  • Release Date : 2008-12-10
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN 10 : 9780307491640

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Anne Frank s Tales from the Secret Annex Excerpt :

Hiding from the Nazis in the "Secret Annexe" of an old office building in Amsterdam, a thirteen-year-old girl named Anne Frank became a writer. The now famous diary of her private life and thoughts reveals only part of Anne's story, however. This book completes the portrait of this remarkable and talented young author. Tales from the Secret Annex is a complete collection of Anne Frank's lesser-known writings: short stories, fables, personal reminiscences, and an unfinished novel. Here, too, are portions of the diary originally withheld from publication by her father. By turns fantastical, rebellious, touching, funny, and heartbreaking, these writings reveal the astonishing range of Anne Frank's wisdom and imagination--as well as her indomitable love of life. Anne Frank's Tales from the Secret Annex is a testaments to this determined young woman's extraordinary genius and to the persistent strength of the creative spirit.

Who Was Anne Frank  Book
Score: 4.5
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Who Was Anne Frank


  • Author : Ann Abramson
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2007-01-18
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 112
  • ISBN 10 : 9781101099650

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Who Was Anne Frank Excerpt :

In her amazing diary, Anne Frank revealed the challenges and dreams common for any young girl. But Hitler brought her childhood to an end and forced her and her family into hiding. Who Was Anne Frank? looks closely at Anne’s life before the secret annex, what life was like in hiding, and the legacy of her diary. Black-and-white illustrations including maps and diagrams provide historical and visual reference in an easy-to-read biography written in a way that is appropriate and accessible for younger readers.

Anne Frank Book
Score: 4
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Anne Frank


  • Author : Francine Prose
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2009-09-29
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN 10 : 9780061959165

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Anne Frank Excerpt :

“Prose’s book is a stunning achievement. . . . Now Anne Frank stands before us. . . a figure who will live not only in history but also in the literature she aspired to create.” — Minneapolis Star Tribune In June, 1942, Anne Frank received a diary for her thirteenth birthday, just weeks before she and her family went into hiding from the Nazis in an Amsterdam attic. For two years, she described life in hiding in vivid, unforgettable detail and grappled with the unfolding events of World War II. Before the attic was raided in August, 1944, Anne Frank furiously revised and edited her work, crafting a piece of literature that she hoped would be read by the public after the war. And read it has been. In Anne Frank, bestselling author Francine Prose deftly parses the artistry, ambition, and enduring influence of Anne Frank’s beloved classic, The Diary of a Young Girl. She investigates the diary’s unique afterlife: the obstacles and criticism Otto Frank faced in publishing his daughter’s words; the controversy surrounding the diary’s Broadway and film adaptations, and the social mores of the 1950s that reduced it to a tale of adolescent angst and love; the conspiracy theories that have cried fraud, and the scientific analysis that proved them wrong. Finally, having assigned the book to her own students, Prose considers the rewards and challenges of teaching one of the world’s most read, and banned, books. How has the life and death of one girl become emblematic of the lives and deaths of so many, and why do her words continue to inspire? Approved by both the Anne Frank House Foundation in Amsterdam and the Anne Frank-Fonds in Basel, run by the Frank family, Anne Frank unravels the fascinating story of a memoir that has become one of the most compelling, intimate, and important documents of modern history.

Anne Frank  The Collected Works Book

Anne Frank The Collected Works


  • Author : Anne Frank Fonds
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2019-05-30
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 752
  • ISBN 10 : 9781472971463

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Anne Frank The Collected Works Excerpt :

Anne Frank's diary is one of the most recognised and widely read books of the Second World War. Hundreds of thousands of people visit the Anne Frank House on the Prinsengracht in Amsterdam each year to see the annexe where Anne and her family hid from the occupying forces, before eventually being deported to Auschwitz in 1944. Only Anne's father, Otto, survived the Holocaust. Anne Frank: The Collected Works includes each of the versions of Anne's world-famous diary including the 'A' and 'B' diaries now in continuous, readable form, and the definitive text ('D') edited by renowned translator and author Mirjam Pressler. For the first time readers have access to Anne's letters, personal reminiscences, daydreams, essays and notebook of favourite quotes. Also included are background essays by notable writers such as historian Gerhard Hirschfeld (University of Stuttgart) and Francine Prose (Bard College) on topics such as 'Anne Frank's Life', 'The History of the Frank Family' and 'The Publication History of Anne Frank's diary', as well as numerous photographs of the Franks and the other occupants of the annexe. An essential book for scholars and general readers alike, The Collected Works brings together for the first time Anne Frank's complete writings, together with important images and documents. Supported by the Anne Frank Fonds in Basel, Switzerland, set up by Otto Frank to act as the guardian of Anne's work, this is a landmark publication marking the anniversary of 90 years since Anne's birth in 1929.

Anne Frank s Diary  The Graphic Adaptation Book
Score: 4
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Anne Frank s Diary The Graphic Adaptation


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Pantheon
  • Release Date : 2018-10-02
  • Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels
  • Pages : 160
  • ISBN 10 : 9781101871805

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Anne Frank s Diary The Graphic Adaptation Excerpt :

A timeless story rediscovered by each new generation, The Diary of a Young Girl stands without peer. For both young readers and adults it continues to capture the remarkable spirit of Anne Frank, who for a time survived the worst horror the modern world has seen—and who remained triumphantly and heartbreakingly human throughout her ordeal. Adapted by Ari Folman, illustrated by David Polonsky, and authorized by the Anne Frank Foundation in Basel, this is the first graphic edition of The Diary and includes extensive quotation directly from the definitive edition. It remains faithful to the original, while the stunning illustrations interpret and add layers of visual meaning and immediacy to this classic work of Holocaust literature.

Anne Frank Book
Score: 4
From 13 Ratings

Anne Frank


  • Author : Melissa Müller
  • Publisher : A&C Black
  • Release Date : 2013-06-20
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 480
  • ISBN 10 : 9781408842119

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Tracing Anne Frank's life from an early childhood in an assimilated family to her adolescence in German-occupied Amsterdam, Melissa Müller's biography, originally published in 1998, follows her life right up until her desperate end in Bergen Belsen. This updated edition includes the five missing pages from Anne Frank's diary, a number of new photographs, and brings to light many fascinating facts surrounding the Franks. As well as an epilogue from Miep Gies, who hid them for two years, it features new theories surrounding their betrayal, revelations about the pressure put on their helpers by the Nazi party and the startling discovery that the family applied for visas to the US. This authoritative account of Anne Frank's short but extraordinary life has been meticulously revised over seven years.

The Life of Anne Frank Book

The Life of Anne Frank


  • Author : Kay Woodward
  • Publisher : Firefly Books
  • Release Date : 2020-09
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 48
  • ISBN 10 : 0228103010

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The Life of Anne Frank Excerpt :

A compelling visual account of how a Jewish family tried to escape Nazism. In August 1944, Anne Frank and her family were arrested. Anne was taken to Bergen-Belsen concentration camp where she died of typhus in early 1945, about six months after her arrest and just weeks before the British liberated the camp in April 1945. Anne's father fulfilled his promise and published 1,500 copies of Achterhuis, or The Secret Annex, in German. Since then the newly named Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl has sold over 30 million copies in 70 languages. The year 2020 marks the 75th anniversary of the young diarist's death. Anne wrote the diary during the 25 months that her family of four and four others were hiding in the top floor of an Amsterdam office building, now the Anne Frank Museum, which welcomes one and a half million visitors each year. The Life of Anne Frank is a compelling factual account and timeline of those two years. Fascinating photographs show the still unchanged Annex, including the hidden entrance, and text takes readers directly inside to reveal the surroundings and Anne's story. The book uses images and text plus a timeline to cover: the lead-up to war and anti-Semitism the building, rented by Frank's father, and the decision to hide how the family escaped without detection a who's who of those hiding where they slept, cooked, bathed and ate how a typical day would pass the necessity to maintain absolute silence the helpers who brought food and news of the war the attic where Anne could catch a glimpse of nature Anne's desk where she put down her secret thoughts, fears and dreams the diary and why Anne wrote a second version Nazism, the concentration camps and the aftermath how other Jews hid during the war the discovery of the hideaway what happened to the residents when peace came. Anne Frank's book is on school reading lists across the country. For many it is a reader's first if not only exposure to anti-Semitism and the Holocaust. The Life of Anne Fr

Anne Frank Remembered Book
Score: 3
From 2 Ratings

Anne Frank Remembered


  • Author : Miep Gies
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2011-05-31
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN 10 : 9781439127476

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Anne Frank Remembered Excerpt :

For the millions moved by Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl, here at last is Miep Geis's own astonishing story. For more than two years, Miep Gies and her husband helped hide the Franks from the Nazis. Like thousands of unsung heroes of the Holocaust, they risked their lives each day to bring food, news, and emotional support to the victims. She found the diary and brought the world a message of love and hope. It seems as if we are never far from Miep's thoughts....Yours, Anne From her own remarkable childhood as a World War I refugee to the moment she places a small, red-orange, checkered diary -- Anne's legacy -- in Otto Frank's hands, Miep Gies remembers her days with simple honesty and shattering clarity. Each page rings with courage and heartbreaking beauty.

Anne Frank Book

Anne Frank


  • Author : Kathleen Perricone
  • Publisher : Centennial Books
  • Release Date : 2020-11-17
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN 10 : 9781951274382

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Anne Frank Excerpt :

The Diary of Anne Frank is one of the best-selling books of all time and her tragic story continues to move us more then 70 years after her death. It is the heart-wrenching story of the hopes, dreams and fears of a young Jewish girl hiding in Nazi Germany during World War II. This richly illustrated book uses the Diary as the starting point to explore Anne Frank’s life in Amsterdam and it takes a deep dive into this harrowing narrative, framing the Nazi’s rise to power with the plight of Anne Frank’s family and that of millions of victims of Nazi terror. We are thankful for the Greatest Generation’s contributions to end what will hopefully forever be the last world war. At a time when looking at historical context is on the rise, this book is a true collector’s item. It reminds people of the power of the word, what happens when freedom and hope are lost, and lessons learned from a life cut short.

The Betrayal of Anne Frank Book
Score: 3
From 3 Ratings

The Betrayal of Anne Frank


  • Author : Rosemary Sullivan
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2022-01-18
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN 10 : 9781443463058

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The Betrayal of Anne Frank Excerpt :

Less a mystery unsolved than a secret well kept... Using new technology, recently discovered documents and sophisticated investigative techniques, an international team—led by an obsessed retired FBI agent—has finally solved the mystery that has haunted generations since World War II: Who betrayed Anne Frank and her family? And why? Over thirty million people have read The Diary of a Young Girl, the journal teen-aged Anne Frank kept while living in an attic with her family and four other people in Amsterdam during World War II, until the Nazis arrested them and sent them to a concentration camp. But despite the many works—journalism, books, plays and novels—devoted to Anne’s story, none has ever conclusively explained how these eight people managed to live in hiding undetected for over two years—and who or what finally brought the Nazis to their door. With painstaking care, retired FBI agent Vincent Pankoke and a team of indefatigable investigators pored over tens of thousands of pages of documents—some never before seen—and interviewed scores of descendants of people familiar with the Franks. Utilizing methods developed by the FBI, the Cold Case Team painstakingly pieced together the months leading to the infamous arrest—and came to a shocking conclusion. The Betrayal of Anne Frank: A Cold Case Investigation is the riveting story of their mission. Rosemary Sullivan introduces us to the investigators, explains the behavior of both the captives and their captors and profiles a group of suspects. All the while, she vividly brings to life wartime Amsterdam: a place where no matter how wealthy, educated, or careful you were, you never knew whom you could trust.

My Name is Anne  She Said  Anne Frank Book

My Name is Anne She Said Anne Frank


  • Author : Jacqueline van Maarsen
  • Publisher : Arcadia Books Limited
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 176
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015076196149

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My Name is Anne She Said Anne Frank Excerpt :

The author shares the joyous moments and painful memories of her friendship with Anne Frank.

Memories of Anne Frank Reflections of a Childhood Friend Book
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Memories of Anne Frank Reflections of a Childhood Friend


  • Author : Alison Leslie Gold
  • Publisher : Turtleback
  • Release Date : 1999-04-01
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 135
  • ISBN 10 : 0606166106

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Memories of Anne Frank Reflections of a Childhood Friend Excerpt :

Recounts the story of Hannah Goslar, a close friend of Anne Frank and one of the last to see her alive.

A Picture Book of Anne Frank Book
Score: 4
From 18 Ratings

A Picture Book of Anne Frank


  • Author : David A. Adler
  • Publisher : Lerner Publishing Group
  • Release Date : 2018-01-01
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 32
  • ISBN 10 : 9781430130376

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A Picture Book of Anne Frank Excerpt :

"The narrator, reading with clarity and precision, tells the well-known story of the Jewish girl and her family who hid during the Holocaust...[This] high-quality read-along...[is] excellent for school and public libraries." - Booklist