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The Resource Candy bomber : the story of the Berlin Airlift's "Chocolate Pilot", Michael O. Tunnell

Candy bomber : the story of the Berlin Airlift's "Chocolate Pilot", Michael O. Tunnell

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Candy bomber : the story of the Berlin Airlift's "Chocolate Pilot"
Title
Candy bomber
Title remainder
the story of the Berlin Airlift's "Chocolate Pilot"
Statement of responsibility
Michael O. Tunnell
Title variation
Candy bomber
Title variation remainder
the story of the Berlin Airlifts "Chocolate Pilot"
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"World War II was over, and Berlin was in ruins. US Air Force Lieutenant Gail Halvorsen knew the children of the city were suffering. They were hungry and afraid. The young pilot wanted to help, but what could one man in one plane do?"--dust jacket flap
Summary
Presents the life of the American Air Force pilot responsible for setting up the airlift of candy to the children of Berlin in 1948 and 1949 after the end of World War II and describes the gratitude of the German people for his efforts
Writing style
Award
Beehive Children's Informational Book Award (Utah), 2012.
Awards note
  • A Junior Library Guild selection
  • Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2011.
  • Orbis Pictus Honor, 2011.
Biography type
individual biography
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366838
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 943/.1550874
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DD881
LC item number
.T845 2010
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1130
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 6
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
juvenile
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the story of the Berlin Airlift's "Chocolate Pilot"
Label
Candy bomber : the story of the Berlin Airlift's "Chocolate Pilot", Michael O. Tunnell
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [105]-106) and index
Contents
Bread from the heavens -- "Vhat is viggle?" -- Operation Little Vittles -- From little things come big things -- "Dear Onkl of the heaven" -- Ties that are never broken -- Biographical note -- Historical note -- Author's note
Control code
5137164
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
ix, 110 p
Isbn
9781580893374
Lccn
2009026648
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn421949603
  • (OCoLC)421949603
Label
Candy bomber : the story of the Berlin Airlift's "Chocolate Pilot", Michael O. Tunnell
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [105]-106) and index
Contents
Bread from the heavens -- "Vhat is viggle?" -- Operation Little Vittles -- From little things come big things -- "Dear Onkl of the heaven" -- Ties that are never broken -- Biographical note -- Historical note -- Author's note
Control code
5137164
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
ix, 110 p
Isbn
9781580893374
Lccn
2009026648
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn421949603
  • (OCoLC)421949603

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