Previously published as "Honey Cake." An approachable introduction to World War II for ages 7-10.
David Nathan's home in Copenhagen has always been filled with laughter, family, and his father's famous pastries. But life has changed since Nazi soldiers arrived. Sweets are scarce. His parents are worried. And even though David wants to be brave, the soldiers and their new rules have made everyone nervous. Then one day, David is asked to keep a very special secret. It could get him into trouble . . . maybe even danger. But if David shows courage, this secret could save many lives.
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About the Author
Joan Betty Stuchner loves stories; in fact Can Hens Give Milk? is her sixth book. When she is not writing, she works in a library, teaches part-time and acts in community theater. She confesses that although her family has a big backyard, they don't keep chickens, or even a goat. Joan lives in Vancouver, British Columbia. Visit www.joanbettystuchner.blogspot.com for more information.
Nugent is an award-winning artist, a teacher of art and a writer.