What Do I Read Next?
The Diary of A Young Girl was written by Anne Frank and first published in 1947. Frank's diary is the record of a Jewish family's life in hiding in Nazi occupied Holland during World War II.
The sequel to Summer of My German Soldier was published in 1979. Morning Is a Long Time Coming follows an eighteen-year-old Patty as she leaves for Germany to find Anton's mother. On the way she stops in Paris and experiences her first love affair.
Greene's Philip Hall Likes Me, I Reckon Maybe (1975), chronicles the trials and tribulation of a young woman named Beth as she slowly realizes that she's been changing to win over a guy named Philip Hall. She decides to be her smart, strong self instead.
Judy Blume's 1977 novel, Starring Sally J. Freedman as Herself, traces the life of Sally Freedman as she begins to grow up. Like Patty Bergen, Sally is a Jewish girl living in the South during and after World War II.
S. E. Hinton's Tex (1979) remains a popular novel for young adults. Like Patty, Tex must learn how to cope with the mounting expectations of adulthood while addressing his own family issues