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The Diary of Anne Frank: Literature & Film Guide

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Recommended Resources for Teachers & Students

The following resources can be used when preparing to teach a unit on Anne Frank, World War II, and/or the Holocaust. They are also useful sources for student research.



  • Frank, Anne. The Diary of a Young Girl: The Definitive Edition, edited by Otto H. Frank and Mirjam Pressler and translated by Susan Masotty (Anchor Books, 1996).
  • David, Kati. A Child's War: World War II Through the Eyes of Children (Avon Books, 1989). Journalist Kati David examines various experiences of children during World War II.
  • Freedom Writers, with Erin Gruwell. The Freedom Writers Diary: How a Teacher and 150 Teens Used Writing to Change Themselves and the World Around Them (Broadway Books, 1999).
  • Gies, Miep. Anne Frank Remembered: The Story of the Woman Who Helped to Hide the Frank Family (Simon and Schuster, 1988).
  • Holliday, Laurel. Children in the Holocaust and World War II: Their Secret Diaries (Washington Square Press, 1995).
  • Kopf, Hedda Rosner. Understanding Anne Frank's The Diary of a Young Girl: A Student Casebook to Issues, Sources, and Historical Documents (Greenwood Press, 1997).
  • Prose, Francine. Anne Frank: The Book, The Life, The Afterlife (HarperCollins, 2009).

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Adapted from MASTERPIECE CLASSIC The Diary of Anne Frank Teacher's Guide, created by Bennett Singer for the WGBH Educational Foundation/MASTERPIECE © 2010 WGBH.

PBS's MASTERPIECE has been airing lavish, magnificently acted adaptations of British classics for most of the series' 40-year history. Educators have received award-winning, teacher's guides for many of these programs and can continue to find them—free of charge and online at http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/masterpiece/learn/. To view a schedule of upcoming programs, visit http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/masterpiece/schedule/index.html


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