Hidden Like Anne Frank: 14 True Stories of Survival

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Fourteen unforgettable true stories of children hidden away during World War II. Jaap Sitters was only eight years old when his mother cut the yellow stars off his clothes and sent him, alone, on a fifteen-mile walk to hide with relatives. It was a terrifying night, one he would never forget. Before the end of the war, Jaap would hide in secret rooms and behind walls. He would suffer from hunger, sickness, and the looming threat of Nazi raids. But he would live. This is just one of the incredible stories told in HIDDEN LIKE ANNE FRANK, a collection of eye-opening first-person accounts that share what it was like to go into hiding during World War II. Some children were only three or four years old when they were hidden; some were teenagers. Some hid with neighbors or family, while many were with complete strangers. But all know the pain of losing their homes, their families, even their own names. They describe the secret network of brave people who kept them safe. And they share the coincidences and close escapes that made all the difference.
Target age group 13-14
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  • Weight
    0.45 lbs
  • ISBN-13
    9780545543644
  • ISBN-10
    0545543649
  • Item #
    43392
Fourteen unforgettable true stories of children hidden away during World War II. Jaap Sitters was only eight years old when his mother cut the yellow stars off his clothes and sent him, alone, on a fifteen-mile walk to hide with relatives. It was a terrifying night, one he would never forget. Before the end of the war, Jaap would hide in secret rooms and behind walls. He would suffer from hunger, sickness, and the looming threat of Nazi raids. But he would live. This is just one of the incredible stories told in HIDDEN LIKE ANNE FRANK, a collection of eye-opening first-person accounts that share what it was like to go into hiding during World War II. Some children were only three or four years old when they were hidden; some were teenagers. Some hid with neighbors or family, while many were with complete strangers. But all know the pain of losing their homes, their families, even their own names. They describe the secret network of brave people who kept them safe. And they share the coincidences and close escapes that made all the difference. Target age group 13-14
  • Age Group
    13 to 14 yrs
  • Language
    English
  • Binding
    Paperback
  • Grade Level
    6-8
  • Subject Category 1
    Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Subject Category 2
    Biography & Autobiography | General
  • Subject Category 3
    Social Themes | Prejudice & Racism
  • Author
    Prins, Marcel & Steenhuis, Peter Henk
  • Lexile Level
    790
  • AR Level
    5.7
  • Pages
    240
  • Publication Date
    3/29/2016
  • Publisher
    Scholastic, Inc.
  • Dimensions
    0.6 H x 8.4 L x 5.4 W
  • Case Qty
    48
  • Theme
    Topical - Holocaust

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