Gingerbread for Liberty!: How a German Baker Helped Win the American Revolution

By Mara Rockliff
Illustrators Illustrated by Vincent X. Kirsch Edition

Hardcover edition

Publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Imprint Houghton Mifflin Harcourt ISBN


Awards and Honors 2018 Land of Enchantment Book Award Winner, Grades 3-5 <br> 2018 Garden State Children's Book Award Winner, Nonfiction <br> ALA Notable Books for Children 2016, Younger Readers<br> 2016 Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 3–5<br> 2015 Cybils Awards Nomination, Elementary / Middle Grade Nonfiction

Gingerbread for Liberty!: How a German Baker Helped Win the American Revolution

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Too old to fight in the Revolutionary War, Christopher Ludwick baked bread for the Americans—and convinced Hessian soldiers to change allegiance. Recipe for gingerbread cookies. Author’s note. Sources. Full-color illustrations created using watercolor and rubbelkrepp (masking fluid).
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