Jewish Values: Annexed

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Publication Year: 
2012
Number of Pages: 
333pages
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A powerful coming-of-age novel imagines the events of Anne Frank's diary through the eyes of Peter Van Pels, one of her companions in the hidden Annex. Anne's diary ends on August 4, 1944 when they are taken away, but Peter's continues beyond their capture and into the camps. It is told in diary format, with dated entries; many of the chapters end with italicized, extremely poignant thoughts that swirl through Peter’s head as he fights to survive his current situation. By this time, he is aware of the fate of many of the Annex's occupants. This well-written and gripping teen novel is about family and adolescence, but overwhelmingly, it is a very painful story of the Holocaust, particularly in Peter's descriptions of the day-to-day life in the camps.
ISBN: 
978-0-547-50195-6
Book ID: 
1512
Sydney Taylor Winner: 
No
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