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The Anne Frank case : Simon Wiesenthal's search for the truth

Rubin, Susan Goldman. (Author). Farnsworth, Bill. (Added Author).

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  • 3 of 3 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
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Barnesville Public Library J 940.5318 RUB (Text) 33500010032399 Main Available -
Crookston Public Library J 940.5318 RUB (Text) 33500010032407 Main Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 0823421090 (reinforced) :
  • ISBN: 9780823421091 (reinforced) :
  • Physical Description: 40 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) : 29 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Holiday House, c2009.

Content descriptions

General Note: A Junior Library Guild selection
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 38) and index.
Summary, etc.: In 1958, in Linz, Austria, demonstrators interrupted a performance of The Diary of Anne Frank, claiming that Anne Frank never existed. Determined to prove otherwise, Simon Wiesenthal, a Holocaust survivor, set out to find the Gestapo officer who arrested the Franks years before.
Awards Note:
A Junior Library Guild selection

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2009 March #1
    *Starred Review* Despite the title and the glowing front- and back-cover portraits of Anne Frank, she is just the hook to draw readers into this picture-book biography of a famous Holocaust survivor. Even those who have heard of Wiesenthal will be thrilled by this account of his miraculous escape story and then his lifetime goal to bring Nazi war criminals to justice and to create a historical record of Nazi crimes. In the opening spread, a crowd of Austrian neo-Nazi kids in 1958, supported by their parents and teachers, deny that the Holocaust existed and break up a theater performance of Anne Frank s Diary of a Young Girl. The episode sets Wiesenthal on the hunt to prove the truth and find the Gestapo officer who arrested Anne. Then Rubin tells Wiesenthal s personal Holocaust experiences of hiding under floorboards; being saved three times, at the very last minute, from firing squads; and surviving the camps. Farnsworth s stirring full-page oil paintings are filled with emotion, from the close-up portraits of those who do not survive to the depiction of Wiesenthal s reunion with his wife. Extensive back matter includes detailed source notes, a long biography of Wiesenthal, a bibliography, and a glossary. Copyright 2009 Booklist Reviews.

Author Notes

Susan Goldman Rubin is the author of more than fifty-five books for children. She has written extensively on human rights in books such as Fireflies in the Dark: the Story of Friedl Dicker-Brandeis and the Children of Terezin, which was a Sydney Taylor Award Honor Book and a SCBWI Golden Kite Honor Book, and Freedom Summer: The 1964 Struggle for Civil Rights in Mississippi, which was an ALA Notable Book, a Booklist Editors' Choice and A Golden Kite Honor Book. Many of her books focus on the arts, with an emphasis on the visual arts. She lives in Malibu, California.

Bill Farnsworth’s illustrations for The Flag with Fifty-six Stars: A Gift from the Survivors of Mauthausen by Susan Goldman Rubin were called "nothing short of extraordinary" by PW in a starred review. He lives in Florida.

Subject: Austria Biography
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
Nazi hunters Austria Biography
Holocaust survivors Austria Biography
Jews Austria Biography
Wiesenthal, Simon
Austria Biography
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) Juvenile literature
Nazi hunters Austria Biography Juvenile literature
Holocaust survivors Austria Biography Juvenile literature
Jews Austria Biography Juvenile literature
Wiesenthal, Simon Juvenile literature
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