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    Summer of My German Soldier

    1978 · Romance · 1h 38m

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  1. Summer of My German Soldier was an ALA Notable Book, a New York Times Outstanding Book, and a National Book Award Finalist. Greene's work was described as "courageous and compelling" by Publishers Weekly. It is also one of the most banned or challenged books of 2000-2009 according to the American Library Association, coming in at number 55.

    • Bette Greene
    • 1973
  2. Original release. Network. NBC. Release. October 30, 1978. ( 1978-10-30) Summer of My German Soldier is a 1978 American television film based on the 1973 novel of the same name written by Bette Greene. Set during World War II, it stars Kristy McNichol as a Jewish -American girl and Bruce Davison as the German prisoner of war whom she befriends.

    • Drama Romance Historical
  3. Jan 1, 2001 · As the 20th century’s youngest professional news reporter, Bette published her first news story at age eight. Bette Greene’s first book, “Summer of My German Soldier”, won the first “Golden Kite” award. This same novel outsold Prince Charles’ book in his own country. Bette Greene holds the honor of being the only author included ...

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  5. Oct 30, 1978 · Summer of My German Soldier: Directed by Michael Tuchner. With Kristy McNichol, Bruce Davison, Esther Rolle, Michael Constantine. A young American girl meets a German prisoner of war.

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    • Drama, Romance, War
    • Michael Tuchner
    • 1978-10-30
  6. Sep 9, 2020 · When German prisoners of war are brought to her Arkansas town during World War II, twelve-year-old Patty, a Jewish girl, befriends one of them and must deal with the consequences of that friendship 010-up Originally published in the U.S.A.: Dial Press, 1973 Published by Puffin Books, 1999 Published by Speak, 2003

  7. Apr 20, 2006 · Bette Greene's first novel, Summer of My German Soldier, hailed as "an exceptionally fine novel" by the New York Times, has become a modern classic. Published in 1973, this beloved book has inspired an Emmy Award#150;winning television film and a recent stage musical.

    • Bette Greene
  8. Summer of My German Soldier. An emotional, thought-provoking book from multi-award-winning 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 ...

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