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Author: Carol Ann Lee Narrator: Barbara Rosenblat Publisher: Blackstone Publishing Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: February 2012 ISBN: 9781481537933
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The Diary of Anne Frank is read and loved by children throughout the world, yet few of those readers know what life was really like for the young Jewish girl before and after she wrote her famous diary.

Written in a lively yet sympathetic style, Anne Frank’s Story follows Anne Frank from her birth in Germany and her happy childhood in Amsterdam through the years she and her family spent in hiding from the Nazis to her imprisonment and eventual death in the concentration camps.

“This book gives children the opportunity to meet Anne Frank, to know her story and her destiny, and to learn that discrimination in every form is evil and inhuman.”—Buddy Elias, first cousin to Anne Frank

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  • “Marvelously read by Barbara Rosenblat. There are a few instances where her voice catches due to the emotional nature of the text she is reading.”

    Large Print Reviews

  • “Lee is obviously taken with her subject but does not fall prey to hero worship.”

    School Library Journal

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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Merja | 10/4/2013

    " Very interesting read since it concentrates on Anne's (and her family's) life before and after they went hiding. An even more clear picture of them and the horrors of the holocaust emerges. Recommended highly to anyone. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Krystle | 7/18/2012

    " great version for kids to read about her life. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Alex | 7/13/2012

    " Great book to read BEFORE the Diary of Anne Frank "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 7709jada | 3/18/2012

    " I enjoy this book because i feel like i wanted to learn more about this topic. "

About the Author

Carol Ann Lee was born in Yorkshire, England, in 1969. She began work on a biography of Anne Frank when she was eighteen years old, but she put it aside while she attended college at Manchester University. In 1998 her book Roses from the Earth: The Biography of Anne Frank was published to critical acclaim. Anne Frank’s Story is her second book. Carol Ann Lee is married and lives in Amsterdam.

About the Narrator

Barbara Rosenblat, one of the most awarded narrators in the business, was selected by AudioFile magazine as one of the Golden Voices of the Twentieth Century. She has received the prestigious Audie Award multiple times and has earned more than fifty AudioFile Earphones Awards. She has also appeared in film, television, and theater, both in London’s West End and on Broadway.