The Keeping Quilt

  • 32 pages
  • English
  • Hardcover
The Keeping Quilt

ᆏ [PDF]-The Keeping Quilt ᘇ Kindle Ebook Author Patricia Polacco ᪮ This 10th anniversary edition of Polacco s family story about a quilt made from an immigrant Jewish family s clothing from their Russian homeland adds a few squares to the original story with expanded text and art, noted PW Ages 4 8 May Copyright 2001 Reed Business Information, Inc.Kindergarten Grade 3 The changes in this revised edition of a book originally published in 1988 are subtle The story recounts Polacco s great grandmother s arrival in this country from Eastern Europe Her dress and babushka become part of a quilt that has been handed down from generation to generation in the author s family This book is special for the values it conveys, for the family traditions and the changes to them that it describes, and for the intergenerational love it portrays Although alterations to the text are slight, eight new pages have been added, as the author traces the presence of the quilt at the birth of her own children and the death of her mother, and ends with the promise of continuing the cycle The endpapers are enhanced with decoration and the pages are white as opposed to cream colored, resulting in a brighter, cheerier mood As before, only the quilt is shown in color black and white pencil drawings in Polacco s distinctive, folksy style convey the drama as it unfolds The portraits are wonderfully expressive, depicting both joy and sadness as the occasion demands Do these revisions warrant purchase of this new edition if a collection already holds sufficient copies of the old one Probably not However, those libraries that do not already own multiple copies of this wonderful book will want to take this opportunity to stock their shelves Linda Greengrass, Bank Street College Library, New York CityCopyright 1998 Reed Business Information, Inc. Hello, friends I m Kairle Oaks of Handcrafted Goodness It s that time year in Utah when we have had enough winter and re thinking ahead toPink Say by Patricia Polacco Pink on FREE shipping qualifying offers When Sheldon Russell Curtis told this story to his daughter, Rosa, she kept every Babushka Baba Yaga Polacco Babushka From the beloved New York Times bestselling author illustrator Rotten Richie Ultimate Dare Patricia Rotten Seems like entire goal life is make The Blessing Cup Paula Wiseman Books The skeins faith love connect a family The Keeping Quilt

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