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Mercedes and the Chocolate Pilot

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4.1 out of 5
Based on 293 Ratings and 99 Reviews

Book Description
During the Berlin Airlift of 1948-1949, Lt. Gail Halvorsen and his squadron dropped over 250,000 candy-loaded parachutes and twenty tons of chocolate and gum to West Berlin's 100,000 children. He received thousands of letters from children, and only the most important were translated and given to him for his personal reply. This is the true story of a little girl named Mercedes, who waited anxio... More
Book Information
PublisherSleeping Bear Press
BindingHardcover (2 editions)
Reading LevelAges 9-12
# of Pages48
ISBN-101585360694
ISBN-13978-1585360697
Publication Date04/01/2002
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About Margot Theis Raven (Author) : Margot Theis Raven is a published author of children's books. Some of the published credits of Margot Theis Raven include Happy Birthday to You!: How Two Kentucky Kindergarten Teachers Wrote the Most ... more
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