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Summer of My German Soldier
Summer of My German Soldier
Author: Bette Greene
When her small hometown in Arkansas becomes the site of a camp housing German prisoners during World War II, 12-year-old Patty Bergen learns what it means to open her heart. Although she's Jewish, she begins to see a prison escapee, Anton, not as a Nazi -- but as a lonely, frightened young man with feelings not unlike her own, who understands an...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780553272475
ISBN-10: 0553272470
Publication Date: 10/1988
Pages: 199
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3.7 stars, based on 30 ratings
Publisher: Starfire
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette
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A prize winning book for Teens which makes good reading for adults, too. Good study into what actually makes up bias, patriotism, and learning to understand.
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12 YEAR OLD JEWISH GIRL PATTY WAS NOT LOVED BY HER PARENTS, WHEN A GERMAN PRISONER OF WAR ESCAPED SHE HELPED HIM, IN ANTON SHE FOUND SOMEONE THAT APPRECIATED HER IN A WAY HER PARENTS NEVER DID. PATTY RISKS LOOSING HER FAMILY, FRIENDS AND EVEN HER FREEDOM FOR THIS FRIENDSHIP, IT IS A RISK SHE HAS TO TAKE AND ONE SHE WILL PAY A HIGH PRICE TO KEEP. (from the backcover). THIS IS ONE OF THESE BOOKS YOU ALWAYS REMEMBER.
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