"The diary of Anne Frank" is a touching record of a young girlâ's life in the backdrop of Nazi cruelty. Annie Frank was born to an upper class Jewish family in Germany. They moved to Amsterdam, to escape from the clutches of Adolf Hitler, but Germany invaded the Netherlands in 1940. 0n her thirteenth birthday, Anne was gifted a small book by her father Otto Frank. «Our many Jewish friends and acquaintances are being taken away. We assume that most of them are being murdered», wrote Anne Frank. Three weeks after Anne's birthday, the family went into hiding. The daily life in the secret shelter, Anne's deepest thoughts about life, war, and her longing for peace are recorded in the diary. The Frank family and their friends were betrayed, and Anne Frank died in a German concentration camp. Anne Frankâ's diary sold over 25 million copies worldwide.