The Anne Frank Case

Simon Wiesenthal's Search for the Truth

By Rubin, Susan Goldman & Farnsworth, Bill

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Because there were people who believed "The Diary of Anne Frank" was a hoax, renowned Nazi hunter Simon Wiesenthal set out to find incontrovertible proof that it was authentic.

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School Library Journal

Reviewed on March 1, 2009

Gr 6-8 In 1958, Holocaust deniers disrupted a theater performance of The Diary of Anne Frank. In response, the well-known Nazi hunter Simon Wiesenthal vowed to prove Anne's story true by finding the Gestapo officer who'd arrested her and her family. Much detective work led to the 1963 discovery of the man in question. This "hook" is the framing story for a picture-book biography chronicling Wiesenthal's exp...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2009

Holocaust survivor Wiesenthal dedicated his life to bringing Nazis to justice. Using extensive research, Rubin recounts Wiesenthal's story as w...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Junior Library Guild

Reviewed on March 1, 2009

Susan Goldman Rubin’s straightforward, engaging text draws readers into Simon Wiesenthal’s moving life story and offers a glimpse into what Wiesenthal called the “long, tedious process” of finding Nazi war criminals. In the search for the Gestapo officer who had arrested the Franks, Wiesenthal at first had almost nothing to go on. He located a man who had worked for Anne Frank’s father and who sugge...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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