Hidden Like Anne Frank: 14 True Stories of Survival by Marcel Prins

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Read Hidden Like Anne Frank: 14 True Stories of Survival Online Free - 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.

Title : Hidden Like Anne Frank: 14 True Stories of Survival
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ISBN : 0545543622
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 256 pages


Allison rated it ★★★★☆

April 03, 2014

These personal narratives of Dutch Jewish children who survived in hiding during World War II is a powerful, sobering read. At the conclusion of the book, there's an array of photographs of the children, now elderly... their faces are so beautiful, and after reading their stories, all I can think...

Jillyn rated it ★★★★☆

March 01, 2015

This is one of those books that will stay with me long after I've read it. It's a combination of hopeful, sorrowful, and haunting that lingers on the mind, whether you'd like it to or not. Hidden Like Anne Frank is a collection of fourteen stories of children who were forced to go into hiding in...

Cmrice rated it ★★★★★

October 14, 2014

It's hard not to be affected by an incredible collection like this. Hidden Like Anne Frank contains 14 stories from survivors of WWII, along with amazing historical photographs that give the reader a better glimpse into each personal story. Some of these individuals were separated from parents an...

Becky rated it ★★★★☆

March 29, 2014

If I had to pick just a few words to describe this Holocaust collection, I would choose the words honest and haunting. Hidden Like Anne Frank is a collection of fourteen true stories of survival. All of these stories are set in the Netherlands during World War II. All focus on children (or teenag...

Sandy rated it ★★★★☆

January 06, 2015

There are fourteen true stories of survival from WWII in this novel, some of the stories are from individuals who were only three-years old at the time of this horrific event and others were teenagers, nevertheless they are all true accounts of survivors. I was amazed at the similarities of the s...

Naomi rated it ★★★★☆

March 22, 2016

Hidden- This book tells 14 true thrilling stories of survival. These stories are unforgettable. This book has children hiding during World War Two. These kids would stare, freeze, and have to keep up with beatings but they would survive. This is a collection of opening first person accounts, they...

Naaz rated it ★★★★☆

March 16, 2018

This was a powerful, hard-hitting collection of short recounts of people who were hidden away as children during WW2. The daily uncertainty and fear that they lived with as well as the trauma at being separated from their families was sobering and I cannot imagine what it must have been like for...

Michelle rated it ★★★★☆

March 07, 2015

This review can also be found on A Thousand Lives Lived, check it out for more reviews! *3.5 star rating* Books about the war scar me. I mean, the stories are so heart-breaking that I'm unable to stand anything any longer. Books about young children who went in hiding are so sad and this story co...

Mel rated it ★★★★★

May 16, 2015

There is a website that goes with this book it is www.hiddenlikeannefrank.com. You can hear the actual clip of the people talking, whose stories are in this book. There is a map at the beginning of each story that marks where each person hid. There is also an interactive map on the website that...

Lynn rated it ★★★★☆

June 18, 2014

I put off reading this as I did not want a downer. I had to read it over several weeks – one story a week or so was enough for me! I was most surprised by the change of the relationships with many parents after the war ended. Perhaps we imagine a ‘happy ever after’ once the war ends. How often do...

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