Anne Frank's Diary Reshelved in Culpeper County

Book back -- for now

By Nancy Norman
|  Sunday, Jan 31, 2010  |  Updated 4:45 PM EDT
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Anne Frank's Diary Reshelved in Culpeper County

Disney is making a movie based on the diary of Anne Frank, who died at the hands of Nazis at age 15.

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"The Diary of a Young Girl - The Definitive" is back on the shelves in libraries in Culpeper County, Va. 

The widely-read book was pulled for a few days in response to some parents who were concerned about sexual references.

The expanded edition of the book by Anne Frank vividly describes the teen's life from July 1942 until she was taken away by Nazis in 1944.  She died in the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp when she was 15.

According to the Washington Examiner, the "definitive" editon -- or expanded version -- of the historic biography has only been available since 1995. That's when it was published by the Anne Frank Foundation on the 50th anniversary of her death.

The school system temporarily took the book out of circulation, but now it's back. According to the Examiner, the school system says it will review both versions before the opening of school in the fall.

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