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By Anne E. Schraff

Born in Germany in 1929, Anne Frank used to be in the course of international battle II. simply because Anne used to be Jewish, she and her kinfolk have been pressured to flee the fear of the Holocaust that swept the continent. starting in 1942, Anne saved a diary of the tough trip of her kinfolk. See how Anne's kinfolk attempted to flee the horror of the conflict, and the way her diary turned her ally.

Guided through Time Magazines record of a hundred so much influential humans, the Biographies of the 20 th Century sequence of softcover 64-page biographies specializes in the leaders, scientists, and icons who formed our global. those humans, many from very humble beginnings, replaced how the area works. each one biography encompasses a thesaurus, timeline, and illustrations. a person advisor for every name presents reproducible actions to increase the textual content.

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Anne felt confused. She wrote in her diary that it was so hard to be young and unsure of yourself under such terrible circumstances. She wrote about what she believed in and the high 48 Frank Book 9/17/07 2:45 PM Page 49 ideal she held. On July 15, 1944, Anne Frank wrote that in spite of all the misery, death, and destruction, she still believed in the goodness of the human heart. Anne Frank wrote in her diary for the last time on August 1, 1944. She wrote how it troubled her that people did not really know her.

On July 13, the Van Pels family went into hiding with the Franks. This was Hermann Van Pels, his wife, Gusti, and their fifteen-year-old son, Peter. Otto Frank had worked with Hermann in the past. Peter brought his cat, Mouschi. Anne was happy with the newcomers, who made life livelier. Anne was less happy when the final member of the refugees in the secret annex arrived in November. He was Fritz Pfeffer, a family friend. He was someone who was critical of Anne’s manners. During the day when the regular 30 Frank Book 9/17/07 2:44 PM Page 31 employees worked downstairs, the eight who hid upstairs had to be very quiet.

Everyone had to whisper when they spoke and walk lightly. Nobody could use the sink or the toilet between nine in the morning and seven in the evening. Anne spent her days studying her schoolbooks and reading. The helpers provided books for the children. Anne learned how to write very well. The three young people, Anne, Margot, and Peter were tutored by Otto Frank. They all hoped that when the need to hide was over, they could go back to normal school and not be far behind the other students. One of the things that made Anne sad was that she had lost contact with her friends.

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