Resources and Reading for Anne Frank’s Birthday



Book cover: The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne FrankAnne Frank’s Birthday is June 12. In World War II, she and her family hid from the Nazis for two years, trying to avoid the horrors of the concentration camps — an effort that was ultimately unsuccessful. She died from typhus in the Bergen-Belsen camp in 1945.

If you are interested in finding a biography of her, we have a variety of resources in GoWYLD.net under our Biography topic. A search in Biography (Gale In Context) results in a full topic page and 8 additional biographies. For elementary and middle schoolers, try SIRS Discoverer or Britannica.

Anne Frank, The Diary of a Young Girl and other books about her are available in the Overdrive Virtual Library in e-book and e-audiobook formats.

Many book titles about Anne Frank, including audio books and books for young adults, can be found by searching in Novelist Plus. Use the “Lookup in WYLDCat” to see if your library owns the title.

These resources are available in public libraries, schools and remotely from home with a Wyoming library card and PIN. For more information, check with your local library or contact Chris Van Burgh, Wyoming State Library Database Instruction Librarian, chris.vanburgh@wyo.gov.

 

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