41. Mestselarr, Menno. Anne Frank: Her Life in Words and Pictures from the Archives of the Anne Frank House. Roaring Book Press. 2009. 215pages. Tr. $19.99 ISBN 9781596435469
Brief Description: This is a handy and elegant scrapbook introducing the life of Anne Frank. The cover of the book is Anne Frank’s different emotional photos. This book is presented in chronological order from 1925 to 1945, and is filled with photos of Anne Frank growing up, her family, their hiding place in the secret Annex, and people in the camp.
Books Similar in Style, Content, Theme, or Characters: Who Was Ann Frank?by Ann Abramson, Ann Frank by Tamara Hollingsworth, Memories of Anne Frank by Alison Leslie Gold
Programming/Lesson Ideas: Librarians can introduce some nonfiction about the Holocaust to children to teach them about the historical background of this book.
Personal Thoughts: These photos match perfectly with this book, bringing out a historical atmosphere. Anne Frank’s diary is displayed in the middle of the book. It is a valuable picture biography for tweens to learn more about the history of the Holocaust and Anne Frank’s life.