Anne Frank The Diary of a Young Girl Author:Anne Frank Contains an introduction by Eleanor Roosevelt. — Anne Frank and her family originally lived in Germany, but during the early thirties when Hitler came to power, they migrated to Holland where, for a time, they lived normal lives. — But when the Nazis occupied Holland the family, because they were Jews, were forced to flee again. For want of a bet... more »ter refuge, they remained in Amsterdam, hiding in the abandoned half of an old office building. Anne was thirteen years old at the time.
They live with others in their hide-out for two years, until the Gestapo discovered them in 1944. Anne writes in her diary of this time.« less