Anne is a Jewish girl, who is thirteen years old and just had her birthday. For her birthday she really wanted a journal so her father got her a journal that she writes in every day.
Because the leader in Germany, Adolf Hitler, the Franks go into hiding from the Nazis. They also, go into hiding with a another Jewish family, the Van Dans. They hide in a secret annex where Mr.Frank's work is.
When the are hiding another Jewish friend comes into hiding with them. He is a dentist, Mr.Dussel. Anne does not like him very much and ends up sharing a room with him.
Below the secret annex there is a warehouse and it gets broken into by police. The police almost find where Anne and her family are hiding.
There has been arrests all over the country and more Jews keep getting sent to the death camps.
Anne's family is discovered in the secret annex and is captured by the Jews and taken to the death camps.