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Puffin Books, Apr 1, 1987 - Juvenile Fiction - 149 pages
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Friedrich and his best friend were growing up in Germany in the early 1930s. At first, Friedrich seemed to be the more fortunate, but when Hitler came to power, things began to change. Friedrich was expelled from school and became an orphan when his mother died and his father was arrested and deported.This is a terrifying story of the destruction of a single Jewish family.

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I never really knew much about the Nazis. I was only aware about the extermination and concentration camps in Germany. After reading Friedrich, I was devastated to learn about what the Jewish children ... Read full review

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This was a different view point than Anne Frank's diary. It was a slow descent. It also showed the horrors outside of concentration camps as well as the viewpoint for a non-Jewish person. Worth the read. Read full review


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Richter studied sociology and psychology at the universities of Cologne, Bonn, Mainz, and Tubingen, earning his doctor's degree.

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