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Author Raven, Margot Theis.

Title Mercedes and the Chocolate Pilot : a true story of the Berlin airlift and the candy that dropped from the sky / by Margot Theis Raven ; illustrated by Gijsbert van Frankenhuyzen.

Imprint Chelsea, MI : Sleeping Bear Press, c2002.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Meadowlark Non-Fiction  943 RAV    ---  Available
Description [48] p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
Indexed In: School Library Journal, August 2002
Publisher's Weekly, April 2002
Booklist, July 2002
Kirkus Review, June 2002
Summary The true story of a young German girl, Mercedes Simon, and of the American pilot, Gail Halvorsen, who shared hope and joy with the children of West Berlin by dropping candy-filled parachutes during the Airlift.
Audience 4.5
3-6 Follett Library Resources
Study Program Accelerated Reader AR ATOS LG RL 4.7 0.5 LARK
Subject Halvorsen, Gail S.
Simon, Mercedes.
United States. Air Force. Military Airlift Command -- Biography.
Berlin (Germany) -- History.
Air pilots.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Germany.
Germany -- History -- 1945-1990.
Added Author Frankenhuyzen, Gijsbert van, illustrator.
ISBN 1585360694

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