Anne Frank: The Anne Frank House Authorized Graphic Biography by Jacobson, Sid

Anne Frank: The Anne Frank House Authorized Graphic Biography

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Drawing on the unique historical sites, archives, expertise, and unquestioned authority of the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam, New York Times bestselling authors Sid Jacobson and Ernie Colón have created the first authorized and exhaustive graphic biography of Anne Frank.

Their account is complete, with The Anne Frank House Authorized Graphic Biography covering the lives of Anne's parents, Edith and Otto; Anne's first years in Frankfurt; the rise of Nazism; the Franks' immigration to Amsterdam; war and occupation; Anne's years in the Secret Annex; betrayal and arrest; her deportation and tragic death in Bergen-Belsen; the survival of Anne's father; and his recovery and publication of her astounding diary.



Author: Sid Jacobson, Ernie Colón
Publisher: Hill & Wang
Published: 09/14/2010
Pages: 160
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 0.75lbs
Size: 8.90h x 6.00w x 0.40d
ISBN: 9780809026852

Accelerated Reader:
Reading Level: 5.3
Point Value: 3
Interest Level: Middle Grade Plus
Quiz #/Name: 139476 / Anne Frank: The Anne Frank House Authorized Graphic Biography


Award: Sydney Taylor Book Award - Notable


Review Citation(s):
Library Journal Prepub Alert 01/15/2010 pg. 73
Publishers Weekly 09/27/2010
Booklist 10/15/2010 pg. 36
School Library Journal 03/01/2011

About the Author

For more than thirty years, Sid Jacobson (1929-2022) was the managing editor and editor in chief for Harvey Comics, the publisher of Casper the Friendly Ghost and Wendy the Good Little Witch, where he created the character of Richie Rich. He was also an executive editor at Marvel Comics for the Star Comics imprint, which published Ewoks and Muppet Babies among other licensed and original titles.

Jacobson was also a prolific songwriter of more than 100 songs, including the top ten hit "The End", sung by Earl Grant, and Gary Cane and His Friends' "Yen Yet", which was featured on Captain Kangaroo.

The author of the novels Streets of Gold and Another Time, with Harvey Comics artist Ernie Colón he created the New York Times bestsellers The 9/11 Report: A Graphic Adaptation and Anne Frank: The Anne Frank House Authorized Graphic Biography.

Ernie Colón (1931-2019) was the illustrator of the New York Times bestseller The 9/11 Report: A Graphic Adaptation, After 9/11: America's War on Terror, Che: A Graphic Biography, and Anne Frank: The Anne Frank House Authorized Graphic Biography. He also worked at Marvel Comics, where he oversaw the production of Spider-Man, and at DC Comics, where he did the same for Green Lantern, Wonder Woman, Blackhawk, and the Flash.