A Young Girl Remembered, Anne Frank

 

 

June 12, 1942, Anne Frank turned 13 years old, and it was on that day that she received her diary which she named Kitty. Over the next two years, it became not only a reflection of her life, but of the world at that time. On August 1, 1944 she wrote her last entry.  Shortly thereafter, on August 4th, her family was discovered. She died of typhus in the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in Feb. or March of 1945.

Note: The books listed below would be appropriate for mature readers.

 

Anne Frank: Her Life in Words and Pictures from The Archives of The Anne Frank House by Menno Metselaar.

ANNE FRANK is the indispensible visual guide to her tragic, but inspiring story. Produced in association with The Anne Frank House and filled with never-before-published snapshots, school pictures, and photos of the diary and the Secret Annex, this elegantly designed album is both a stand-alone introduction to Anne's life and a photographic companion to a classic of Holocaust literature. The content of this item is so well done that, even though it was written as a book as a children's book, it will be valued and appreciated by individuals of all ages. 

Anne Frank in The World: 1929-1945 compiled by the Anne Frank house.

At the age of 15-years old, Anne Frank died in the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp. Two years later, her father Otto Frank published his daughter's diary. To date,The Diary of a Young Girl has appeared in more than 50 different editions and has sold more than 20 million copies. This photo essay is an invaluable resource for readers of Anne's diary. It offers a portrait of the Frank family, including many never-before-published photographs. And it also provides an account of the events between 1929 and 1945 that forced the Franks into hiding and resulted in their discovery and imprisonment in concentration camps. With more than 250 photographs, this book helps readers to see what Anne saw and brings the turbulent events that shaped her world into sharper focus.

The Diary of a Young Girl: The Definitive Edition by Anne Frank 

Enthusiastically received by critics and readers alike when it was first published.  The book reigned for nine weeks onThe New York Timesbestseller list and will remain for all time the version that millions of readers will cherish.

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