Tuesday, June 12, 2007

Author Birthdays

June 12

Anne Frank

Born on June 12, 1929, in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, Anne Frank was a young Jewish girl caught in the middle of a terrible situation. Although she was only fifteen years old when she died, Anne Frank has been able to touch the lives of millions of people with her powerful writing. Her diary has been translated into more than 30 different languages and sold millions of copies since it was first published. Students often read The Diary of Anne Frank in school as a way to better understanding what it was like to growing up during the Holocaust. Anne’s story continues to live on through her many readers.

Information found at: http://www.biography.com/search/article.do?id=204639

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