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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A Friend Called Anne by Jacqueline Van Maarsen was a very interesting and action-packed book. It was very easy to keep reading.There was no boring event in the book. A Friend Called Anne by Jacqueline ... Read full review

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Everyone knows the story of Anne Frank, the young Jewish girl who kept a diary while in hiding from the from the Nazis in the Second World War. But this book tells a story of a courageous young girl ... Read full review


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

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