Anne Frank was an ordinary girl living in extraordinary times. When she got a diary for her birthday, she started writing her innermost thoughts in it. And when she was forced to go into hiding to escape the Nazis' persecution of Jews in World War II, Anne kept writing in that diary. Anne didn't survive the war, but her diary would become one of the most famous books in the world, conveying a powerful message of hope and her fervent belief in the goodness of people.
In this book from the small-format, collectible Little Guides to Great Lives series, young readers can learn all about Anne's amazing but all-too-short life. Fun design and full-color illustrations draw you into the story, capturing Anne's spirit of optimism alongside the hardship and impact of the prejudice she faced. It's a powerful way to introduce this inspiring figure to today's kids.