Interest LevelReading LevelReading A-ZATOSWord Count
Grades K - 3Grades 4 - 8n/a4.91039
In 1843, fourteen-year-old Hanson Gregory left his family home in Rockport, Maine, and set sail as a cabin boy on the schooner Achorn, looking for high-stakes adventure on the high seas. Little did he know that a boatload of hungry sailors, coupled with his knack for creative problem-solving, would yield one of the world’s most prized and beloved pastries.
Lively and inventive cut-paper illustrations add a taste of whimsy to this sweet, fact-filled story that includes an extensive bibliography, author's note, and timeline.
Hardcover, 40 pages
Published on May 3, 2016 by HMH Books for Young Readers
ISBN-10: 0544319613
ISBN-13: 9780544319615
1 Book Review
  • ellsworth2424
    ellsworth2424Thursday, September 1, 2016 at 8:02 pm55 stars
    I don't usually like history-type books, but this one seemed fun. The bonus? It was about doughnuts, one of my favorite topics. It was fun to learn about the history of doughnuts. It also taught me that people can play different roles in history.

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