Being Frank with Anne
Being Frank with Anne: A Poetic Tribute to Anne Frank
Being Frank with Anne
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Being Frank with Anne is a poetic interpretation of Anne Frank's diary. It can be used as a companion to the diary and has chronological dates that correspond with Anne's diary entries. It has been used by classrooms studying the Holocaust. Reviewed by Buddy Elias, Anne's first cousin, this book was also requested by Miep Gies before her passing at age 100. It follows the moods and emotions felt by Anne while hidden from view in the Secret Annexe.

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  • Historical Nonfiction
  • Poetry

Age Level: 

  • 12 and up
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Anne Frank led a normal life before the Holocaust. She enjoyed parties and friends and boyfriends... pretty much the life of a teenager. Her perfect life was turned upside down when her family and a few others were constricted to the Secret Annexe during the Holocaust. The one thing that Anne found joy and hope in was her diary, "Kitty." Being Frank with Anne is a poetic form of Anne's diary. It shows her emotions, her thoughts, and her heart. This presentation of the diary will bring the world more understanding of Anne's world during the Holocaust.

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