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Gingerbread for Liberty!: How a German Baker Helped Win the American Revolution (Hardcover)
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.
Following 12-year old recently orphaned Joseph on his quest to get his only family back -his beloved horse Sarah- author Gemeinhart brings together race relations in the late 1800's, western lore and a clear-eyed pragmatism that, coupled with his signature action/adventure plot twists and a kindheartedness thread permeating the story, this wonderful, evocative and first rate middle grade title builds on his exceptional debut (The Honest Truth). This is an author that has clearly established himself as a must read for warm hearted, realistic adventures. - Maureen