This book was written by Anne Frank, a thirteen years old Jewish girl. In 1942, Anne and her family ran their home in Holland to go to hide, during the Nazi occupation. For the next two years, they lived in an old building, more specifically in a « Secret Annexe », and Anne started a diary on 12 June 1942 and she stopped writing it on August 1st 1944. She died of typhoid at Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in March 1945. His father, Otto Frank, the only survivor, decided to publish the diary of his daughter.
This diary tells about their impressions, their experiences during this difficult period. It’s a testament of human spirit. It is important to say that this book was translated in 70 languages, published all around the world because this testimony is the most moving about the everyday life of a Jewish family during the Nazi occupation.