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By Greene, Bette
When the train pulls into the station in Jenkensville, Arkansas, Patty Bergen senses something exciting is going to happen. German prisoners of war have arrived to make their home in the prison camp. To the rest of the town these prisoners are only Nazis, but to Patty, a Jewish g...irl with a turbulent home life, one of the soldiers becomes a friend.Read more
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By Greene, Bette; Illustrated by Lilly, Charles
In this Newbery Honor winner, sixth grader Beth Lambert realizes that the reason Philip Hall beats her in classwork and sports might be because she's letting him beat her.
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When German prisoners of war are brought to her Arkansas town during World War II, 12-year-old Patty, a Jewish girl, befriends one of POWs and must deal with the consequences of that friendship. A 1973 National Book Award Finalist and an ALA Notable Book.
This 1973 National Book Award finalist tells of a 12-year-old girl who befriends a Nazi soldier, who is imprisoned in a World War II camp in her small hometown in Arkansas.
As her mother battles a citizens' group that wants to ban all anti-Christian literature from the public library, Carla faces her own battle of torn loyalties when her boyfriend starts persecuting the homosexual owners of an antiques shop.
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