The Diary of a Young Girl - Anne Frank

The Diary of a Young Girl

By Anne Frank

  • Release Date: 1995-02-01
  • Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
Score: 4.5
From 889 Ratings


Discovered in the attic in which she spent the last years of her life, Anne Frank’s remarkable diary has since become a world classic—a powerful reminder of the horrors of war and an eloquent testament to the human spirit.

“The single most compelling personal account of the Holocaust ... remains astonishing and excruciating.”—The New York Times Book Review

In 1942, with Nazis occupying Holland, a thirteen-year-old Jewish girl and her family fled their home in Amsterdam and went into hiding. For the next two years, until their whereabouts were betrayed to the Gestapo, they and another family lived cloistered in the “Secret Annex” of an old office building. Cut off from the outside world, they faced hunger, boredom, the constant cruelties of living in confined quarters, and the ever-present threat of discovery and death. In her diary Anne Frank recorded vivid impressions of her experiences during this period. By turns thoughtful, moving, and amusing, her account offers a fascinating commentary on human courage and frailty and a compelling self-portrait of a sensitive and spirited young woman whose promise was tragically cut short.



  • Amazing Book

    By AnimusDragon123
    The first time I read an Anne Frank diary was actually a book copy but the Play write. I kinda want to know what other people went through in WWII
  • Loved this book Highly recommend

    By lightingwolf66
    If you or someone you now would like to know more about the holocaust tell them about this book Anne Frank did such an amazing job with this peace of literature. I highly recommend this book to anyone.
  • Difficult to read

    By Bjmedd
    I never read this as a child, so I thought I would read it now. Being a teenage girl myself once, and raising a teenage girl, this was hard for me to read given all the drama and self absorbed writings in Anne’s diary (brought me back to those self absorbed times myself). I’m sad that Anne never got to grow up and I’m sadder still that people can be so evil and inflict atrocities on those we feel are different or aren’t “us”. The only reason for the three stars was because it was so hard to keep reading the thoughts of a teenage girl. Ha.
  • Enjoyed

    By ligta
  • Idk mannnn...

    By Comedy_book_lover
    Anne frank was a real o.g. , she was possibly the first o.g. ,nobody’s denying that. However I would suggest that she should stick to poppin’ glocks and trappin’ early in the morning, or whatever an o.g. like her does. If I was in her place, I would maybe write a musical or like a movie with a liam Neeson type actor, someone with like a tough guy vibe, something with widespread appeal, you know. I feel like she also missed a bunch of opportunities for really funny jokes. I thought that, for a comedy, this was possibly one of the worst. But i do suggest if they make a movie they cast robbin williams as Auto Frank, that’d be funny
  • Boring and agitating

    By Puppy040204
    As I read this book I started to dislike it more and more. As the book went on the only thing she talked about was her problems and I’m not a phycologist an dI don’t care about her problems. If I didn’t have to read this for school I would have stopped on the first page!
  • Amazing!

    By digarcia700
    We read the play version in class so it got me interested so I picked this for independent reading and i’m absolutely in love with it! Would recommend for Middle Schoolers and High Schoolers
  • Anne Frank

    By AmazingGrace22
    I love this book. It shows the daring journey of a 13 year old girl who is Jewish during WWll. I actually went to the local bookstore and bought it. I have read the German version as well. She was a truly amazing person who was lucky enough for her father to find her diary and publish it. A MUST READ for 10 and up. P.S- I am ten and still love this book. Amazing book!❤️💛💚💙💜
  • LOVE IT!!!!

    By 💩mr.poop
    So amazing it took me to her home to her mid as soon as I opened the book, It was so amazing and I love it so so so so so so much!! I RECOMMEND THIS BOOK FOR EVERYONE
  • Diary of a Young girl by Anna frank

    By Pete willims
    The book is superb