The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank

The Diary of a Young Girl

Anne Frank with Susan Massotty (Translator), Mirjam Pressler

338 pages first pub 1947 (editions)

nonfiction classics history memoir emotional reflective sad medium-paced


Anne Frank kept a diary from 12 June 1942 to 1 August 1944. Initially, she wrote it strictly for herself, but one day in 1944, Gerrit Bolkestein, a member of the Dutch government in exile, announced in a radio broadcast from London that after the ...

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emotional 81%
sad 77%
reflective 58%
informative 41%
inspiring 41%
dark 35%
challenging 25%
tense 25%
hopeful 22%
funny 11%
adventurous 3%
lighthearted 3%
relaxing 1%


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slow 34%
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