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Who Was Anne Frank?

Who Was Anne Frank?

Series: Who Was--?
by Ann Abramson Illustrated by Nancy Harrison
In her amazing diary, Anne Frank explored 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 for her 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.

Series Information

With straightforward language and illustrations on nearly every page, the Who Was...? series invites kids to explore history by learning about key figures from politics, sports, music, literature, and more. Each book tells the story of a person's life and major accomplishments, and discusses the historic events that shaped his or her world. The books also include timelines, bibliographies, and suggestions for further research.
Ages
8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Interest Level
Grades 3 - 7
DRA
40
Guided Reading
R
Publisher
Grosset & Dunlap
Number of Pages
112
Genre
Biography and Autobiography, Informational Text

About the Author and Illustrator

Ann Abramson
Nancy Harrison

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