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    Summer of My German Soldier is a YA novel that takes place in Arkansas during WWII. It tells the story of Patty Bergen, a twelve-year-old girl with a violent home life who ends up hiding an escaped German POW, Anton. During the summer she houses him, Patty and Anton become close, Anton teaching Patty that she is a person of value, something she has never been able to believe because of her father's abuse. This touching coming-of-age novel explores theme of prejudice, self-esteem, and racism.