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  - Juliana T - Goodreads

The book A Friend Called Anne, written by Jacqueline Van Maarsen, was a very good book! This book was very well written. I was very entertained by this book. This book take place in the Holocaust, it ... Read full review

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User Review  - Leticia - Goodreads

The only reason I rated this with 3 stars was because when I bought the book, I had expected more letters - letters from Jacqueline to Anne and vice versa. The back cover is a bit misleading in that ... Read full review


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

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