Anne Frank was a Jew, and her family was forced to go into hiding during World War II. She lived in an office building during this time. She also kept a diary, and her diary has been published. She lived in The Netherlands. She was born in 1929, and she died in 1945.
Russell Freedman has written over 35 non-fiction books on a variety of subjects. Several of his books have won awards, Lincoln and Eleanor Roosevelt among them. Mr. Freedman lives in New York City, but travels far to find information for his books.
Mark Twain was born as Samuel Clemens in 1835 in Florida, Missouri. He went on several trips around the world, and made his pen name Mark Twain. He married Olivia Langdon in 1870. Their children's names were Langdon, Olivia, Clara, and Jean. Twain died in 1910.