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Saving the World: The Chocolate Pilot

  • Age Range: 8-18
  • Grade: 4-8
  • Lexile: 740L
  • Guided Reading Level: T
  • Interest Level: 3-12
  • Item: 109285E
  • ISBN: 9781644910375
  • Language: English
  • Dewey: 943.1550874092

The years after World War II were hard on the people of Berlin, Germany. Lieutenant Gail "Hal" Halvorsen wanted to help. Hal began a secret mission to give the children of Berlin hope in the form of chocolate and gum dropped in mini parachutes from his airplane. He became the Chocolate Pilot--and a hero in their hearts. This nonfiction reader engages students in learning about history through dynamic primary sources. Features include:

  • Build literacy skills and social studies content knowledge
  • Appropriately leveled content provides access to every type of learner
  • Text features increase understanding and build academic vocabulary
  • Aligned to state and national standards, this text readies students for college and career
Retail Price: $10.99
School Library Price: $8.49
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