Loading, please wait...

Summer of My German Soldier (Puffin Modern Classics) - by Bette Greene (Paperback)

Summer of My German Soldier (Puffin Modern Classics) - by  Bette Greene (Paperback) - image 1 of 1
Summer of My German Soldier (Puffin Modern Classics) - by  Bette Greene (Paperback) - image 1 of 1
Not in stores
Shipping
Free standard shipping with RedCard

About this item

Specifications

Number of Pages: 230

Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Sub-Genre: Historical

Series Title: Puffin Modern Classics

Format: Paperback

Publisher: Puffin Books

Age Range: 9-12 years

Book theme: United States, 20th Century

Author: Bette Greene

Language: English

Street Date: May 1, 2006
TCIN: 13101048
UPC: 9780142406519
Item Number (DPCI): 248-57-4834

Description

An emotional, thought-provoking book from multi-award-winning author Bette Greene.

The summer that Patty Bergen turns twelve is a summer that will haunt her forever. When her small hometown in Arkansas becomes the site of a camp housing German prisoners during World War II, Patty learns what it means to open her heart. Even though 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.

In Anton, Patty finds someone who softens the pain of her own father's rejection and who appreciates her in a way her mother never will. While patriotic feelings run high, Patty risks losing family, friends -- even her freedom -- for this dangerous friendship. It is a risk she has to take and one she will have to pay a price to keep.

"An exceptionally fine novel." --The New York Times

"Courageous and compelling!" --Publishers Weekly

A National Book Award Finalist
An ALA Notable Book
A New York Times Outstanding Book of the Year

If the item details above aren’t accurate or complete, we want to know about it. Report incorrect product info.

Recommended


From the manufacturer

No information loaded.

Guest Ratings & Reviews

No reviews yet! Be the first to help other guests.

Prices, promotions, styles and availability may vary by store & online. See our price match guarantee. See how a store is chosen for you.


*See offer details. Restrictions apply. Pricing, promotions and availability may vary by location and at Target.com.