Anne Frank, by Yona Zeldis McDonough and illustrated by Malcah Zeldis, is an introduction to the much beloved Anne Frank: Diary of a Young Girl. This simple text is meant for younger children, and can be used to start the conversation.
The book has a timeline and an author's note to put the story in perspective. Without a specific lesson plan, at the younger grades, this book serves as an introduction to the Hololcaust. In the higher grades, it may serve to pique the child's interest in reading the diary.
TITLE: Anne Frank
AUTHOR: Yona Zeldis McDonough and illustrated by Malcah Zeldis
TYPE: non-fiction, Holocaust narrative
RECOMMEND: This book is perfect to introduce young readers to the Holocaust.