The murder of innocents is always shocking, but especially in the cases of children. Millions know of Anne Frank, but what of the countless other children like her? This thoughtful account weaves together the events of Anne's life with the rise of Nazism around her, and the effects it had on Jewish children everywhere. 219 pages, softcover.
Anne Frank?s diary changed how the world saw the Holocaust? this book will change how you see Anne Frank. Beginning with Otto Frank?s idyllic childhood, follow the family?s journey from its proud German roots through life under Nazi occupation to their horrifying concentration camp experiences. Interspersed with their story are personal accounts of survivors, excerpts from the other victims? journals, and black-and-white photos. A perfect blend of historical information and emotional narratives, this book makes an excellent companion to the diary, offering an indepth look at the life of Anne Frank, and an intimate history of the young people who experienced the Holocaust.
Carol Ann Lee lives in Yorkshire Dales, England.
The emphasis on how children [lived and coped] with the situations in which they found themselves was fresh and fascinating.