The Tree in the Courtyard: Looking Through Anne Frank’s Window

By Jeff Gottesfeld
Illustrators Illustrated by Peter McCarty Edition

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Publisher Random House Imprint Knopf ISBN


Awards and Honors <i>The New York Times</i> Best Illustrated Children’s Books of 2016<br> <i>Booklist</i> 2016 Lasting Connections, Social Studies<br> Sydney Taylor Award, 2017 Notable Book for Young Readers<br> CBC Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People 2017, K–2<br> 2017 Notable Books for a Global Society

The Tree in the Courtyard: Looking Through Anne Frank’s Window

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A horse chestnut tree outside an Amsterdam factory witnesses Anne Frank’s life in hiding. Saplings from the tree—which died in 2010—now grow at sites “notable in the quest for freedom and tolerance.” Afterword. Brown-ink illustrations.
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