The Words of Anne Frank
Historical Perspectives: In Their Own Words
While Anne Frank hid from the Nazis in secret rooms in the Netherlands during World War II, she confided in her diary about her life, providing the world with a primary source of what it was like to grow up fearing the wrath of Nazi Germany for simply being Jewish. This biography uses Anne Frank's most affecting writings to highlight the events of her short life. While the sidebars and fact boxes offer more information about this time period, Frank's diary is a formidable reminder of the unjust hate of the Holocaust. Sidebars and fact boxes offer more general information about Frank and this era.