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Miep Gies, woman credited with saving Anne Frank's Diary

On Jan. 11, 2010, Miep Gies, the woman credited with saving and smuggling out Anne Frank’s famous diary died at the age of 100.  She helped hide Frank’s family from the Nazis.  Check out the full story at The Washington Post.

Also, Anna did a great article about Gies and her memoir at the Baltimore Literature Examiner.  Go check it out.

Review: THE DIARY OF A YOUNG GIRL by Anne Frank

Arielle from Bookatopia read Anne Frank’s The Diary of a Young Girl for the WWII reading challenge.  Here’s a bit of what she had to say:

Everyone should read this book at some point in their lives, even if you’re not into WWII writings, everyone should know about the suffering that these crazy times brought for the people irrelevant of the race, religion or nationality.

Read the full review here.

**Attention participants:  Remember to email us a link to your reviews, and we’ll post them here so we can see what everyone is reading!**

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