Gingerbread for liberty! how a German baker helped win the American Revolution by Mara Rockliff

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Subjects:

  • Juvenile literature,
  • Biography,
  • German American Participation,
  • History

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Book details

StatementMara Rockliff ; pictures by Vincent X. Kirsch
ContributionsKirsch, Vincent X., illustrator
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE208 .R63 2015
The Physical Object
Pagination1 volume (unpaged)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27177327M
ISBN 100544130014
ISBN 109780544130012
LC Control Number2013036934
OCLC/WorldCa869755370

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Gingerbread for Liberty!: How a German Baker Helped Win the American Revolution is a picture book that delves into the history of German-American baker Christopher Ludwick, who lived in Philadelphia during the Revolutionary War period.

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How a German Baker Helped Win the American Revolution" by Mara Rockliff available from Rakuten Kobo. Christopher Ludwick was a German-born American patriot with a big heart and a talent for baking. When cries of “Revoluti Brand: HMH Books.

Gingerbread for Liberty: How a German Baker Helped Win the American Revolution by Mara Rockliff Rating: 4 out of 5 stars This picture book was released earlier this year.

It tells the story of Christopher Ludwick, a German-born American patriot who helps feed George Washington and his hungry troops during the American Revolution. Gingerbread for Liberty.

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Gingerbread for Liberty. | 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 : Houghton Mifflin.

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You will need GINGERBREAD FOR LIBERTY: HOW A GERMAN BAKER HELPED WIN THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION by Mara Rockliff. Gingerbread for Liberty: How a German Baker Helped Win the American Revolution by Mara Rockliff with illustrations by Vincent X. Kirsch is the delightful story of Christopher Ludwick.

Appreciative of the freedom and comfort life in America brought him, the aging and overweight baker was determined to do his part when the Revolutionary War began.

Gingerbread for Liberty!: How a German Baker Helped Win the American Revolution by Mara Rockliff ISBN: Pages: 48 pages Price: $ Formats: Hardcover Reading and Interest Level: First to fourth grade. Genre and Theme: Biographical Fiction based on a true story, this book centers on duty, patriotism, and kindness in the face of adversity.

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GINGERBREAD FOR LIBERTY!: How a German Baker Helped Win the American Revolution written by Mara Rockliff illustrated by Vincent X. Kirsch published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, January Nonfiction Picture Book for ages32 pp.

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