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Gingerbread for Liberty!: How a German Baker Helped Win the American Revolution
Contributor(s): Rockliff, Mara (Author), Kirsch, Vincent X. (Illustrator)

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ISBN: 0544130014     ISBN-13: 9780544130012
Publisher: Clarion Books
OUR PRICE: $15.29  

Binding Type: Hardcover - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: January 2015
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Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Nonfiction | Biography & Autobiography - Historical
- Juvenile Nonfiction | History - United States - Colonial & Revolutionary Periods
- Juvenile Nonfiction | Cooking & Food
Dewey: B
LCCN: 2013036934
Age Level: 6-9
Grade Level: 1-4
Lexile Measure: 590 AD (Adult Directed Text)
Physical Information: 0.36" H x 9.57" W x 11.15" (0.89 lbs) 32 pages
Themes:
- Chronological Period - 18th Century
- Locality - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
- Geographic Orientation - Pennsylvania
- Holiday - Independence Day
- Holiday - President's Day
- Sex & Gender - Boy's Interest
- Sex & Gender - Girl's Interest
- Topical - Boy's Interest
- Topical - Girl's Interest
Features: Bibliography, Ikids, Illustrated, Price on Product
Review Citations: School Library Journal 10/01/2014 pg. 132
Kirkus Reviews 11/01/2014
Publishers Weekly 11/17/2014
Shelf Awareness 02/03/2015
Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 01/01/2015
Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 02/01/2015 pg. 327
Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2015 pg. 221 - Recommended, Satisfactory
PW Children's Starred Reviews 12/02/2015 pg. 47
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 171607
Reading Level: 3.1   Interest Level: Lower Grades   Point Value: 0.5
 
Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.
Publisher Description:
Christopher Ludwick was a German-born American patriot with a big heart and a talent for baking. When cries of "Revolution " began, Christopher was determined to help General George Washington and his hungry troops. Not with muskets or cannons, but with gingerbread Cheerfully told by Mara Rockliff and brought to life by Vincent Kirsch's inventive cut-paper illustrations, Gingerbread for Liberty is the story of an unsung hero of the Revolutionary War who changed the course of history one loaf at a time.

Contributor Bio(s): Kirsch, Vincent X.: -

Vincent X. Kirsch is the author and illustrator who has worked with publishers such has Farrar, Straus, & Giroux, and Bloomsbury USA, where artwork for his first book Natalie and Naughtily was accepted into the 2008 Original Art Show at the Society of Illustrators in New York. He now lives in Los Angeles, California. Noah Webster and His Words is his first book with Houghton Mifflin.

Visit his website at vincentxkirsch.com.
Rockliff, Mara: - Mara Rockliff enjoys writing books for kids and baking gingerbread and other treats. She lives in Berks County, Pennsylvania with her family. To learn more about Rockliff and her books, visit mararockliff.com
 
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