A Time to Be Brave

By Joan Betty Stuchner; Cynthia Nugent (Illustrator)
Random House Books for Young Readers, Paperback, 9780385392051, 99pp.

Publication Date: July 22, 2014

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Description
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 loved stories. When she wasn't writing, she worked in a library, taught part-time and acted in community theater. Sadly, Joan lost her battle with cancer on June 7, 2014, but her stories will continue to bring joy to readers for years to come.Cynthia Nugent is an award-winning artist, a teacher of art and a writer. She was the illustrator of the bestselling first book "Mister Got To Go" as well as "Goodness Gracious, Gulliver Mulligan", and has had over 20 solo exhibitions of her artwork. Cynthia has a B.A. in English literature with graduate studies in Comparative literature. She lives in Vancouver.
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