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

Authors: Raven, Margot Theis.
Call number: j943.155 RAV
Publisher: Chelsea, MI : Sleeping Bear Press, c2002.
Publication date: c2002.
Subject: Air pilots, Military -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Girls -- Germany -- Berlin -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Children's literature -- Juvenile literature.
Berlin (Germany) -- History -- Blockade, 1948-1949 -- Juvenile literature.
Halvorsen, Gail S. -- Juvenile literature.
Simon, Mercedes -- Juvenile literature.
United States. Air Force. Military Airlift Command -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Title: Mercedes and the Chocolate Pilot : a true stroy of the Berlin airlift and the candy that dropped from the sky / by Margot Theis Raven ; illustrated by Gijsbert van Frankenhuyzen.
Physical description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
Summary note: 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.
ISBN: 1585360694
LCCN: 2002001887
Url for this record: http://sherloc.imcpl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|867947
Bib No.: 867947

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