All About Anne
All About Anne
By Anne Frank House and Illustrated by Huck Scarry
Anne Frank’s life story, told in words and pictures from the Anne Frank House museum in Amsterdam.
Anne Frank's life story is told by answering the most frequently asked questions posed by children and young people visiting the Anne Frank House Museum in Amsterdam. Text, detailed photographs, and beautiful illustrations combine to give the fullest picture of Anne's life, her diary, and the Secret Annex.
Full of information about World War II, the Holocaust, and Anne's time in hiding, the book provides both an overview of the history as well as intimate insights into the life of the young woman who's story and diary continues to capture the imaginations of young people around the world.
About the Author
Anne Frank Stichting organisation was founded in 1957 in collaboration with Otto Frank, Anne's father, and is dedicated to the preservation of the building at Prinsengracht 263 in Amsterdam, where the Frank family and others were in hiding during WWII. Since 1960, the building, known as the Anne Frank House, has been open to the public as a museum, bringing Anne's words, as made famous by her diary, to the attention of people worldwide, raising awareness of the dangers of anti-Semitism, racism, and discrimination, and the importance of freedom, equal rights, and democracy.
About the Illustrator
Huck Scarry is the son of children's authors Patricia Scarry and Richard Scarry. He worked on the spot in the Anne Frank House during several visits there, to get the illustrations as historically correct as possible, while making them engaging for young readers.
Release: September 10, 2018
8.5 x 11
Ages 9-13 / Grades 5-8
Lexile: 900L Guided Reading: Z
> Historical Fiction
History / Social Studies
> WWII & The Holocaust
Best Children’s Books of the Year, Bank Street College of Education, 2019
Praise for All About Anne
"The authors of this well-written account have told Anne's story clearly and movingly, and have provided a large array of learning enhancements to make the events of the time comprehensible to today’s young reader: maps, illustrations, photographs, charts, concise yet informative historical sidebars, document reproductions, family trees, and sociological explanations." - Jewish Book Council
"Essential reading about Anne and her times." - Kirkus
"All About Anne, created by the Anne Frank House, is an outstanding nonfiction resource for further investigation into the life of a young girl who captured the hearts of those around the world who read the The Diary of Anne Frank." - CM Magazine, Highly Recommended
“All About Anne essentially functions as a small museum in book form, walking young readers through Anne’s life as well as through the Secret Annex.” - AJL Reviews