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Gold, Alison Leslie
New York : Scholastic, 1997.
IL 5-8
ISBN 0590907220
Anne Frank was a young Jewish girl living in Amsterdam during World War II. When the all Jews were ordered into custody, the Frank family found refuge hiding in the attic of a factory in Amsterdam. While in hiding, Anne passed the time by writing in a diary. Towards the end of the war, Anne and her family were found and taken to a concentration camp where Anne died. After the war, her diary was found and published is read by millions of people each year. This new book is told by Anne's friend Hannah Goslar. Hannah's reactions to what is happening to her dear friend are told. When Anne disappears, Hannah believes that she is safe in Switzerland. She has no idea that Anne is living in an attic with other families. Eventually, Hannah and her family are arrested and put into concentration camps. The story tells of Hannah's treatment during these times. When Hannah and Anne do finally reunite, it is at a concentration camp before Anne is killed. This book is a wonderful companion to Anne's diary.
SUBJECTS:     Pick-Goslar, Hannah -- Juvenile literature
                        Jews -- Netherlands -- Amsterdam -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
                        Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Netherlands -- Amsterdam -- Juvenile literature
                        Frank, Anne, 1929-1945 -- Juvenile literature
                        Amsterdam (Netherlands) -- Biography -- Juvenile literature


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