This holiday reader combines Christmas reading and activities that are perfect for a fun school assignment. Written in a clear style, students will learn about the origin of the candy cane, when candy-makers made hard-sugar sticks. Legend has it that the candy cane was invented in 1670 by a choirmaster at the Cologne Cathedral who handed out bent sugar sticks among children to keep them quiet during the long Living Creche ceremony. 12 pages, paperback; Ages 7-11.
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