But No Candy by Gloria Houston

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The harsh realities of World War II come alive for seven-year-old Lee when she is forced to give up her favorite treat, chocolate bars, and her uncle goes off to fight in Europe. By the author of Littlejim.

About Gloria Houston

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Gloria Houston is the author of numerous books for children, including "My Great-Aunt Arizona", illustrated by Susan Condie Lamb, which was a Smithsonian Treasure, a Family Channel's Best Book, an IRA Teachers' and Children's Choices book, and an NCTE Best Book, among other honors. She also wrote "The Year of the Perfect Christmas Tree", illustrated by Barbara Cooney, which was an annual "Publishers Weekly" Bestseller and was named a Best Book of the Decade by the American Library Association. She currently lives in North Carolina. Bloom is an award-winning illustrator. He lives with his family.
Published October 21, 1992 by Philomel. 1 pages
Genres: Children's Books.

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But when war comes and Uncle Tom goes away to fight, the candy supply slows to a trickle then stops altogether as the war intrudes on Lee's sheltered world.

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