A Friend Called Anne: One Girl's Story of War, Peace, and a Unique Friendship with Anne Frank

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Puffin Books, 2007 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 163 pages
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In this beautifully written memoir, Jacqueline van Maarsen tells of her friendship with Anne Frank, depicting Anne as a typical, fun-loving girl. She also recounts her chilling Holocaust experience— escaping deportation by the Nazis; helplessly watching friends, including Anne, and family members disappear; and starting her life again after the war. Through Jacqueline’s memories and black-and-white photos, Anne Frank will come to life and continue to be remembered.

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User Review  - Jill - Goodreads

A unique view of Anne Frank's life before she went into hiding. I also found her friend, Jacqueline's story compelling. She had a very unique experience--she lived as a Jew for the first part of the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Ana Dufore - Goodreads

The book a friend called Anne is a historical book. It is about two friends a girl jacqueline and Anne and how they go through the holocaust as friends and what they do for fun. The authors mood ... Read full review


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About the author (2007)

Jacqueline van Maarsen and Carol Ann Lee live in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

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