Tea Cakes for Tosh
Tea Cakes for Tosh
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Tea Cakes for Tosh

Written by Kelly Starling Lyons & illustrated by E. B. Lewis
Published by Penguin Young Readers Group
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A young boy helps his beloved grandmother remember an important family story Tosh loves listening to Grandma Honey tell family stories. His favorite is about the special tea cakes that smell like vanilla and sunshine. They were great-great-great-great-grandma Ida’s specialty when she was a cook in the big house of a plantation. Unlike Tosh, the slave children weren’t allowed to have any of the treats, though Grandma Ida always found a way to put the sugary sweetness into their hands anyway. It was a promise and taste of freedom to come. Tosh knows this is an important story and he takes care to remember every word. And when grandma Honey begins to forget, he can return the gift of tea cakes and stories. A touching family tale, Tea Cakes for Tosh celebrates the important bond between grandchild and grandparent and the stories that make a family strong.

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    Book Details

    ISBN
    9780399252136
    Publication Date
    December 6, 2012
    Reading Age
    5 - 8 years
    ASIN/ISBN 10
    0399252134
    Lexile® Level
    620L

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