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Soup Joumou: Not Just a Soup

Buy Now Book Context It is New Year’s Day and Alix and Annabelle are excited to help their Grandma Cleo make a traditional soup to celebrate the occasion. As they gather up vegetables, Grandma Cleo explains why Soup Joumou is so important to the Haitians’ celebration. The Importance of Soup Joumou She tells the children that long ago, before Haiti gained its independence from France, there were many slaves in Haiti. They were forbidden to eat Soup Joumou. Only the free were permitted to enjoy the dish. Now, Soup Joumou has become a symbol of their independence. Those of Haitian...

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A lil’ Twirly Story of Candy tells a tale of sweets

Buy on Amazon A Lil’ twirly story of candy is an illustrated, humorous history written for youth and anyone curious about candy. Our story of candy’s history has loads of wacky, colorful characters with plenty of twists and turns. It is a history as twisty as a swirly pop! We included loads of candy recipes you can easily make with at least one recipe in every chapter and fun activities for all. Calling all candy lovers! An illustrated and fun chapter book delivers the crazy history of candy and all your favorites! Candy is more than a delicious and sweet treat adored by...

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