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Hidden Like Anne Frank: 14 True Stories of Survival

By Marcel Prins   and Peter Henk Steenhuis   Illustrated by Laura Watkinson   

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9780545543644 Paperback
240 Pages | 5.27" x 8" | Ages 10 to 18

Fourteen unforgettable true stories of children as they try to escape the Holocaust, now in paperback!

We all read the compelling story of Anne Frank and want to know more: How many others were hidden away during World War II? How and where? Were they separated from their families? Did they ever find each other again? And what was it really like to live in hiding, in constant fear of discovery?

Hidden Like Anne Frank tells the stories of fourteen young people who were hidden throughout the Netherlands during the war. Some were only three or four years old when they went into hiding; some were teenagers. But they all have amazing stories to tell, stories of the brave people who kept them safe; of the pain of separation from their families, their homes, even their own names; of the coincidences that made all the difference. These riveting first-person accounts add a new layer to our understanding of the Holocaust. They help create a wider portrait of what it meant to be Jewish in Europe during World War II. And they leave us with an unforgettable sense of what it took to survive.

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Praise for Hidden Like Anne Frank

A Kirkus Reviews Best Teen Book of 2014

 “Like Anne Frank’s, these few voices stand out and speak for the millions whose stories remain untold.” —New York Times Book Review

“ Each memoir is poignant and heartrending on its own, and the compilation gives the reader a stunning sense of the horror of the Holocaust. Terrifying, haunting, and powerful.” —Kirkus Reviews, starred review