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My Chocolate Year

Written by Charlotte Herman & illustrated by LeUyen Pham
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Feb 19, 2008
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In 1945 Chicago, as her Jewish family anxiously awaits news of relatives left behind in Europe, ten-year-old Dorrie learns new recipes in the hope of winning a baking competition at school. Includes recipes for various foods, from chocolate pudding to chocolate mandelbread.

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Who Wrote My Chocolate Year

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Charlotte Herman

<b>Charlotte Herman</b> is the author of many beloved books for children, including <br>the acclaimed Millie Cooper series and <i>The House on Walenska Street</i>. Like <br>Dorrie, Charlotte possesses a lifelong love of family, chocolate malteds, and hot <br>fudge sundaes. She makes her home outside of Chicago.

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LeUyen Pham

LeUyen Pham has illustrated more than fifty books, including board books, picture books, chapter books, and graphic novels. Her work has been recognized with numerous honors, including the Society of Illustrators Los Angeles Bronze Medal in the Children’s Book category, and Best Books of the Year lists in publications such as Kirkus Reviews, Horn Book Magazine, and Comic Book Resources. She is also a New York Times bestseller for Grace for President, written by Kelly DiPucchio; Freckleface Strawberry and the Dodgeball Bully, written by Julianne Moore; and Princess in Black, written by Shannon and Dean Hale. Born in Vietnam, LeUyen came to the United States at the end of the Vietnam War when she was only two. She studied illustration at The Art Center College of Design, and for a short period of time worked at DreamWorks Animation as a layout artist before turning to illustration full time. She lives with her husband (who is also an artist) and two sons in Los Angeles.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9781416933410
Publication Date:
February 19, 2008
Library of Congress Number (LCCN):
2007037884
WorldCat Number (OCLC):
181072547
ASIN/ISBN 10:
1416933417
Lexile® Level:
720L
ATOS® Book Level:
4.9
Accelerated Reader® Points:
4.0
Accelerated Reader Quiz:
121126
Accelerated Reader Interest Level:
MG

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