Hidden Like Anne Frank: 14 True Stories of Survival

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Marcel Prins, Peter Henk Steenhuis, Watkinson Laura

Year 2014
Pages 240
Publisher Arthur A. Levine Books
Language en
ISBN 9780545543620
File Size 65.44 MB
File Format EPUB
Download Counter 52
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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, he 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 true stories told in Hidden Like Anne Frank, a collection of eye-opening first-person accounts that share the experience of going into hiding to escape the Holocaust. Some were just toddlers 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 that kept them safe. And they share the coincidences and close calls that made all the difference.