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Publisher Comments:

A story about friendship, honor, and bravery—now in paperback.

For David Nathan, Copenhagen is the most beautiful city in the world. Even Nazis in the street can’t make Copenhagen ugly. But life has changed since the soldiers arrived. His parents are always worried. And his older sister

goes to school early and comes home late. Sometimes she doesn’t come home at all! David’s father is a baker, and since the war began, butter and cream are very hard to find. So David is amazed when his father makes a “special order” of cream-filled chocolate éclairs. But when no one comes to pick up the éclairs, David is asked to run a very special errand. It’s an errand that will change his life . . . forever.

Joan Betty Stuckner’s early chapter book brings an important time period to light in a way that is thrilling, inspirational, and age-appropriate for Stepping Stone readers.

Synopsis:

David and his family live in Denmark during the Nazi occupation, until September 1943 when their neighbors help smuggle them to Sweden to escape Hitler's orders to send the Danish Jews to concentration camps. Includes a recipe for honey cake, typically m

About the Author

Joan Betty Stuchner has performed as a storyteller live and on television, and acted in community theater. She teaches part-time at a Jewish school and works in the library at the University of British Columbia. Honey Cake is her fourth book.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780307477903
Publisher:
Random House Children's Books
Subject:
Juvenile Fiction : Historical - Other
Illustrator:
Nugent, Cynthia
Illustrator:
Cynthia Nugent
Calligrapher:
Nugent, Cynthia
Author:
Stuchner, Joan Betty
Author:
Cynthia Nugent
Author:
Nugent, Cynthia
Author:
Joan Betty Stuchner
Subject:
Juvenile Fiction : Historical - Holocaust
Subject:
Jews
Subject:
World war, 1939-1945
Subject:
General
Subject:
Historical - Holocaust
Subject:
Historical - Other
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - Historical
Subject:
World War, 1939-1945 -- Denmark.
Subject:
Denmark - History - German occupation, 1940-
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Fiction - Historical
Subject:
Historical - Military & Wars
Subject:
Readers - Chapter Books
Subject:
Holidays & Festivals - Jewish
Subject:
Children s-General
Subject:
Children s-Historical Fiction-Holocaust
Subject:
Children s-Chapter Books
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20090825
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Grade Level:
1-4
Language:
English
Pages:
101
Age Level:
6-9

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Children's » Historical Fiction » Other

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