Anne Frank

Anne Frank was a Jewish girl who is best known for her diary, which details her experiences hiding during the German occupation of the Netherlands in World War II. Born on June 12, 1929, in Frankfurt, Germany, she and her family moved to Amsterdam to escape the growing persecution of Jews. In 1942, they went into hiding in a secret annex behind her father's business. After two years, they were discovered and deported to concentration camps. Anne died in the Bergen-Belsen camp in 1945. Her diary, 'The Diary of a Young Girl,' was published posthumously and has become one of the world's most famous books, providing a unique insight into the horrors of war and the strength of the human spirit.


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  1. 1. The Diary of a Young Girl

    This book is a real-life account of a young Jewish girl hiding from the Nazis during World War II, written in diary format. The girl and her family are forced to live in a secret annex in Amsterdam for two years, during which she writes about her experiences, fears, dreams, and the onset of adolescence. The diary provides a poignant and deeply personal insight into the horrors of the Holocaust, making it a powerful testament to the human spirit.

    The 60th Greatest Book of All Time