Candy Bombers, book 1 in the Wall Trilogy series, follows cousins Erich and Katarina as they struggle to survive in a city still devastated by World War II.
Candy Bombers takes readers to Berlin, Germany in the spring of 1948. Teenage cousins Erich and Katarina are just trying to survive Soviet isolation and starvation when they see that Americans have food. Erich sneaks inside a U.S. cargo plane where he is caught by a sympathetic American sergeant who tries to befriend him. Though Erich has plenty of reasons to resent this man, in the end he must decide—should he cling to bitterness or learn to forgive?
- Is written for young readers aged 9-12
- Important historical fiction genre
- Is the first book in the Wall Trilogy series