Summer of My German Soldier
This story will have you on the edge of your seat
Patty loved her African American housekeeper and formed a friendship with a German POW (Prisoner of War) named Anton. She is 12 years old and lives in Jenkinsville, Arkansas during World War II. Anton helps raise Patty's self confidence, in return she protects Anton by hiding him above her father's garage.
Patty's father is abusive and flirts with other women throughout the town.
Patty's father didn't did not approve of her friendship with Freddy Down because he was poor.
Patty's mother lowered patty's self esteem, by insulting her looks and behavior.
Patty's parents favored her sister more than her
Ruth was given a pin for mother's day.
Love between family and friends is important.
It is critical to have self confidence.