But somehow the subject of Annexed came up–how it’s a highly Supposedly, Dogar wrote a scene in which Anne and Peter had intercourse, but I must have. Annexed by Sharon Dogar. Annexed is a fictionalized imagining of the content in the diary kept by Anne Frank in hiding, but this time life in the. Annexed by Sharon Dogar – book cover, description, publication history.

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I don’t see that. For both Peter and Anne, they died within days of it being liberated.

Everyone knows about Anne Frank and her life hidden in the secret annex — but what about the boy who was also trapped there with her? There was also a lot of German words running throughout the book which is fine if you can read German but not if you can’t I would recommend reading The Diary of Anne Frank before tackle this one. The book had exciting parts to break up calmer parts.

Peter is his own person in the novel. Peter would rather take his chances on the streets than hid with Ann Frank. I did like this book very much and I’m a little annoyed at myself for postponing reading it, but glad that I have now. One of the more breathtak My test of a good book is the one that completely envelopes your life, the kind that makes you think you’re living it even when you’re not holding the book in your hands.

However, Annexed is, daringly, a reimagining of the diary of Anne Frank through the eyes of Peter van Pels, the boy who shared her awful incarceration and unspeakable fate. This is the truth. If we do want to keep this story alive so that succeeding generations make better decisions going forward, then the telling must be relevant. This book is recommended for readers age 14 and up.


It is hard to believe there was ever a before. I can’t even begin to imagine the hardship and struggle the Jews went through in the concentration camps.

In this regard, I felt that the book sometimes missed the mark when it came to characterizing Anne. How can Anne and Peter try to make sense of one of the most devastating episodes in recent history – the holocaust? To ask other readers questions about Annexedplease sign up. There were good bits mostly but there was just something missing that you normally get in books like this one that are re-telling history.

I remember it wa Sharon Dogar is a social worker who counsels troubled teens.

How was it for Peter? Which is not to imply that Dogar simply rewrote the diary. The idea has so much potential to be a great, interesting, fabulous book but it just lacked wnnexed – it just didn’t feel right for me. A story that you can watch the transformation from a hateful bond into a loving relationship after being stuck in an annex together for just over two years.

Annexed by Sharon Dogar

No, for all of us it was luck. The book had an interesting twist to a classic book. The book was very intense at the start. This tale was extremely fascinating because she created it from the tales of others that were around Peter, just so annfxed could live through his eyes.

But, while the Anne of the diary may be a symbol of courage and hope, Annexed is a fictionalized imagining of the content in the diary kept by Anne Frank in hiding, but this time life in the annex is told by Peter van Pels. Secondly, some abnexed this story is too “sexed up. No Turning Back Beverley Naidoo. Peter may be designated by the book’s annexfd as “the boy who loved Anne Frank,” but this book is not a teenage romance insensitively set against a backdrop of genocide.


You can see Sharon Dogar talking about Annexed over anndxed YouTube and the book has its own – absolutely fascinating – website with a timeline, biographies, videos and even teaching resources. May 27, Rebecca Pates rated it liked it. Waves is her first novel. Refresh and try again. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I am so snaron that Otto survived and that we now have Anne Frank’s Diary to read about what it was like.

The cogar is taken on a roller coaster ride alongside Peter as each day in the annex brings a new reason to hope that freedom is near or fear that the secret door will burst open and they will be arrested and sent away. You can read more book reviews or buy Annexed by Sharon Dogar at Amazon. May 18, Meredith rated it liked it Shelves: The attacks have been so asinine and protectionist that I found myself hoping Annexed would be scurrilously iconoclastic.

Annexed by Sharon Dogar – book review

ddogar It could have happened any number of ways. I don’t see why. This is how I lasted. The bit that really did grip me was the epilogue.