After recounting her experience as a Jewish girl living in Amsterdam during the Holocaust, Esther, helped by her grandson, embarks on a search to discover what happened to her parents before they died in a concentration camp.
The Search showcases World War II and the Holocaust as a time when defining good and evil and right and wrong is a constant struggle and when every decision is an attempt to choose between the lesser of two evils. As the story unfolds the protagonists find that not everything is as black and white as they had expected. Told in graphic novel form, this book has simple, compelling artwork and a story told from the perspective of modern-day children. The meticulously researched visual story brings a new accessiblility to this turning point in modern history .
Photos of the famous diary, school pictures and the rooms in which she lived with her family while hiding from the Nazis for two years are compiled in this moving biography about the short life and enduring spirit of this young girl and talented writer. Simultaneous.