Annotations for Gingersnap


Baker & Taylor
When her brother Rob goes missing in action in 1944, Jayna leaves upstate New York with her turtle and, led by an encouraging ghostly voice, seeks their grandmother, who Rob believed may live in Brooklyn, in hopes of finding the family she so desperately needs. Includes soup recipes.

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Baker & Taylor
When her brother Rob, a Navy cook, goes missing in action in 1944, Jayna, desperate for family, leaves upstate New York and their cranky landlady, accompanied by a turtle and a ghost, to seek their grandmother, who Rob believes may live in Brooklyn. Includes soup recipes.

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Random House, Inc.
It's 1944, W.W. II is raging. Jayna's big brother Rob is her only family. When Rob is called to duty on a destroyer, Jayna is left in their small town in upstate New York with their cranky landlady. But right before he leaves, Rob tells Jayna a secret: they may have a grandmother in Brooklyn. Rob found a little blue recipe book with her name and an address for a bakery. When Jayna learns that Rob is missing in action, she's devastated. Along with her turtle Theresa, the recipe book, and an encouraging, ghostly voice as her guide, Jayna sets out for Brooklyn in hopes of finding the family she so desperately needs.

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