Candy Bombers: Candy Combers - Book 1

Paperback | August 27, 2006

byRobert Elmer

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Berlin, spring 1948. Teenage cousins Erich and Katarina are just trying to survive in a city still devastated by World War 2 when the Soviets blockade the city isolating its citizens-and starving them-behind the Iron Curtain. But the Americans have food, so Erich sneaks inside a U.S. cargo plane.where he is caught by a sympathetic American sergeant who tries to befriend him. Though Erich has plenty of reasons to resent this man, in the end he must decide-should he cling to bitterness or learn to forgive?

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Berlin, spring 1948. Teenage cousins Erich and Katarina are just trying to survive in a city still devastated by World War 2 when the Soviets blockade the city isolating its citizens-and starving them-behind the Iron Curtain. But the Americans have food, so Erich sneaks inside a U.S. cargo plane.where he is caught by a sympathetic Amer...

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In post-World War II Germany, tensions mount in Berlin, the former capital city now in Soviet-controlled territory but still governed in part by the western allies, creating an isolated enclave in a hostile land. Robert Elmer's three-book generational series for kids unfolds against the backdrop of Cold War Berlin--gripping adventures ...

Robert Elmer lives in the Seattle area with his wife and their little white dog, Farragut, who is named for the famous admiral. He is the author of over fifty books, most of them for younger readers (but some for grown-ups, as well). He enjoys sailing in the San Juan Islands, exploring the Pacific Northwest with his wife, and spending ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:160 pages, 8.13 × 6 × 0.5 inPublished:August 27, 2006Publisher:ZonderkidzLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0310709431

ISBN - 13:9780310709435

Appropriate for ages: 8 - 12

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'With a mild Christian theme of forgiveness, Candy Bombers is suitable for boys and girls, Christian and non-Christian. The book exposes readers to some of the prejudicial political sentiments of the times and would make good extra-curricular reading for tween homeschoolers.'