The Story of Anne Frank

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Dorling Kindersley Pub., 2001 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 48 pages
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Thirteen-year-old Anne Frank went into hiding from the Nazis with her family in 1942. Read the remarkable story of her life, death, and legacy. The 48-page Level 3 books, designed for children who can read on their own, contain more complex sentence structure and more detail. Young readers will devour these kid-friendly titles, which cover high-interest topics such as sharks, and the Bermuda Triangle, as well as classics like Aladdin. Information boxes highlight historical references, trivia, pronunciation, and other facts about words and names mentioned. Averaging 2,400 to 2,800 words, these books offer a 50/50 picture-to-text ratio. The Dorling Kindersley Readers combine an enticing visual layout with high-interest, easy-to-read stories to captivate and delight young bookworms who are just getting started. Written by leading children's authors and compiled in consultation with literacy experts, these engaging books build reader confidence along with a lifelong appreciation for nonfiction, classic stories, and biographies. There is a DK Reader to interest every child at every level, from preschool to grade 4.

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User Review  - Jana - Goodreads

I shared this book with my fifth grade students. They really enjoyed it because we've read other books about her. This book had great photographs of the actual diary, the building where she hid, and her younger years. Read full review

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User Review  - Victoria Leininger-halpern - Goodreads

I really enjoyed this book, I think it did a really good job at outlining the story of Anne Frank in a simplistic way for kids, but also keeping it interesting enough to hold your attention. I like ... Read full review


Anne and her diary
The early years
Dangerous times

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Brenda Ralph Lewis has written more than 100 books and hundreds of magazine articles, as well as radio and television documentaries, on subjects including history (both ancient and modern), myth and legend, animal and insect life, archaeology and genealogy. She lives in Buckinghamshire, England.