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Dawn of the Doughnut

Informational (nonfiction) 1,314 words, Level U (Grade 4), Lexile 950L.
Glazed? Strawberry? Chocolate with sprinkles? Doughnuts are a traditional breakfast treat, and they come in a dazzling variety of shapes and flavors. Dawn of the Doughnut follows the evolution of this pastry, from its origin, to theories on how it acquired a hole at the center, to its growing popularity fostered by two World Wars. Illustrations and photographs support the information in the text, and are likely to cause doughnut cravings.

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