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The Keeping Quilt
by Patricia Polacco


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"We will make a quilt to help us always remember home," Anna's mother said. "It will be like heaving the family in backhome Russia dance around us at night.

And so it was. From a basket of old clothes, Anna's babushka, Uncle Vladimir's shirt, Aunt Havalah's nightdress and an apron of Aunt Natasha's become The Keeping Quilt, passed along from mother to daughter for almost a century.  Read more...


 
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Overview

"We will make a quilt to help us always remember home," Anna's mother said. "It will be like heaving the family in backhome Russia dance around us at night.

And so it was. From a basket of old clothes, Anna's babushka, Uncle Vladimir's shirt, Aunt Havalah's nightdress and an apron of Aunt Natasha's become The Keeping Quilt, passed along from mother to daughter for almost a century. For four generations the quilt is a Sabbath tablecloth, a wedding canopy, and a blanket that welcomes babies warmly into the world.

In strongly moving pictures that are as heartwarming as they are real, patricia Polacco tells the story of her own family, and the quilt that remains a symbol of their enduring love and faith.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780689844478
  • ISBN-10: 0689844476
  • Publisher: Aladdin Paperbacks
  • Publish Date: May 2001
  • Page Count: 32
  • Reading Level: Ages 4-8

Series: Aladdin Picture Books

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Books > Juvenile Fiction > Family - Multigenerational
Books > Juvenile Fiction > Social Themes - Emigration & Immigration

 
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