Honey Cake (Google eBook)
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.
From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Review: Honey CakeUser Review - Margaret - Goodreads
This was a book for middle-schoolers about the resistance and Jews during World War II in Denmark based on true events. Recently I watched the movie: "Miracle at Midnight" which is about the same ... Read full review
Review: Honey CakeUser Review - Canadian Children's Book Centre - Goodreads
Joan Betty Stuchner's Honey Cake chronicles the fictional exploits of one Jewish family caught up in the madness of the Nazi occupation of Denmark. In eight short chapters, she allows younger readers ... Read full review