The Hole Story of the Doughnut

The Hole Story of the Doughnut

by Pat Miller

In 1843, fourteen-year-old Hanson Gregory left his family home in Rockport, Maine, and set sail as a cabin boy on the schooner Achorn, looking for high-stakes adventure on the high seas. Little did he know that a boatload of hungry sailors, coupled with his knack for creative problem-solving, would yield one of the world’s most prized and beloved pastries.

Lively and inventive cut-paper illustrations add a taste of whimsy to this sweet, fact-filled story that includes an extensive bibliography, author’s note, and timeline.


Ages: 7-12
Illustrated by: Vincent X. Kirsch
ISBN: 9780544319615
Price: $17.99
Published by: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Books for Young Readers

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