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.
- The Anne Frank Center USA
- Anne Frank Channel on YouTube
- Anne Frank Foundation
- Anne Frank Guide
- Anne Frank House
- Anne Frank Tree
- Anne Frank the Writer: An Unfinished Story
- Miep Gies, An Unsung Heroine
- Teaching Tolerance
- Facing History and Ourselves
- 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 Understanding Anne Frank's The Diary of a Young Girl: A Student Casebook to Issues, Sources, and Historical Documents (Greenwood Press, 1997).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.
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