Guided by Time Magazine's list of 100 most influential people, this series of 64-page biographies focuses on the leaders, scientists, and icons who shaped our world. These people, many from very humble beginnings, changed how the world works. Each biography includes a glossary, timeline, and illustrations. An individual guide for each title provides reproducible activities to extend the text. Born in Germany in 1929, Anne Frank was a teenager during World War II. Because Anne was Jewish, she and her family were forced to escape the terror of the Holocaust that swept the continent. Beginning in 1942, Anne kept a diary of the difficult journey of her family. See how Anne's family tried to escape the horror of the war, and how her diary became her best friend.