Zlata's Diary takes us inside of a war, and touches us in a way journalism cant. She begins her diary in September 1994 as any girls would in a normal, happy time. However through her entries we see how the war disintegrates her life as she records her innermost thoughts and feelings. Yet there is still an undeniable hope to Zlata's diary as she tries to celebrate special occaisions and learn at school, even as she logs the chilling events that are happening around her.
This book was written by Zlata for all the children in Bosnia affected by the war, and went on to become a No.1 bestseller.