Anne Frank


by: Lauren Carmer

Early life

  • Anne Frank was born to a German family on June 12, 1929 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
  • Wen the Nazis took over, Otto her father took his family to Amsterdam where they hind from the Nazis.
  • Anne got her first diary when she 13 for her birthday.
  • The picture on the left is on Anne and Marot Frank and friends before they went into hiding.

Getting Involed

  • Anne Frank kept a diary of her own personal experiences but never new that one day it would be this big.
  • "Through her diary, Anne Franks life has become a metaphor for the six million Jews who were killed by the Nazis in the Holocaust.
  • The picture to the left is of Anne Frank at the Jewish Lyceum in Amsterdam , 1941.

Choices & Results

  • Anne Frank made the choice to record her experiences, impressions, her ups and downs, and her fears and loves while in hiding from Nazis.
  • In the picture of Anne Frank on the right, her is writing in her journal has she is in hiding with her family and 3 other Jews.

In Her Words

  • "Not only because I've never written anything before ,but also because it seems to me that later on neither I nor anyone else will be interested in the musings of a thirteen-year-old school girl." Anne Frank said in her diary.

She never knew that her choice to write in her diary would change the world.


  • Anne Frank writings about her experiences in the Holocaust have changed the way people today look at the world
  • "Until I read Anne Frank's diary, I had found books a literal escape from what could be the harsh reality around me. After I read the diary, I had a fresh way of viewing the both literature and the world. From then on, I found I was impatient with books and frivolous." Alexander Fuller

Annotated Bibliography

1 Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl: Anne Frank, B.M. Mooyaart, Eleanor Roosevelt

2Anne Frank." Europe Since 1914: Encyclopedia of the Age of War and Reconstruction. Ed.

3John Merriman and Jay Winter. Detroit: Charles Scribner's Sons, 2007. Biography in Context. Web. 7 May 2016.

.4" Major Authors and Illustrators for Children and Young Adults. Detroit: Gale, 2002. Biography in Context.

5Anne Frank at the Jewish Lyceum in Amsterdam, 1941." Gale Biography in Context. Detroit: Gale, 2010. Biography in Context. Web. 3 May 2016.

6Anne Frank with Sister and Friends." MCT Photos. 2010. Biography in Context


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