WWII, the residents of Holland were struggling to get by, so
young Katje is
delighted to receive a care package of socks, soap, and
chocolate from a stranger in America. They become pen-pals, and
when Rosie, the girl who sent the package, hears of the
conditions in Holland, she gets her town to collect and send many
packages to Katje's community. Based on the author's mother's life.
Interest Level: K-Gr. 3 Difficulty Level: age 4-8
We're working on a write up of Boxes for Katje In the meantime, here is a peek inside:
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