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Publisher Comments:

After being initiated into a neighbor's family by a solemn backyard ceremony, a young Russian American girl and her African American brothers' determine to buy their gramma Eula a beautiful Easter hat. But their good intentions are misunderstood, until they discover just the right way to pay for the hat that Eula's had her eye on. A loving family story woven from the author's childhood.

"Polacco has outdone herself with these joyful, energetic illustrations, her vibrant colors even richer and more intense than usual, while authentic details enhance the interest. A unique piece of Americana." --Kirkus Reviews, pointer review

"In this moving picture book, the hatred sometimes engendered by racial and religious differences is overpowered by the love of people who recognize their common humanity." --Booklist, starred, boxed review

"The text conveys a tremendous pride of heritage as it brims with rich images from her characters' African American and Russian Jewish cultures--A tribute to the strength of all family bonds." --Publishers Weekly, starred review

Synopsis:

After being initiated into a neighbor's family in a solemn backyard ceremony, a young Russian-American girl and her African-American "brothers" determine to buy their "gramma" Eula a beautiful Easter hat. But their good intentions are misunderstood, until they discover just the right way to pay for the hat that Eula has her eye on. Full color.

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After being initiated into a neighbor's family by a solemn backyard ceremony, a young Russian girl and her African American "brothers" determine to buy their grandmother a beautiful Easter hat. A loving family story woven from the author's childhood. An ALA Notable Book. Full color.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780698116153
Author:
Miller, Edward
Author:
Miller, Edward
Author:
lacco
Author:
Patricia Po
Publisher:
Puffin
Location:
New York, NY :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Family - General
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Picturebooks
Subject:
Friendship
Subject:
Chickens
Subject:
Easter
Subject:
Family life
Subject:
Afro-americans
Subject:
Social Situations - General
Subject:
Ethnic - General
Subject:
Race relations
Subject:
Blacks
Subject:
Grandmothers
Subject:
Egg decoration
Subject:
Social Issues - General
Subject:
Holidays & Festivals - Easter
Subject:
Friendship -- Fiction.
Subject:
Afro-Americans -- Fiction.
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction-General
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction
Subject:
Family - Multigenerational
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Picture book
Series Volume:
RP-488
Publication Date:
19980209
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
from P up to 3
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
9.54x7.38x.11 in. .27 lbs.
Age Level:
05-08

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Product details 32 pages PaperStar Book - English 9780698116153 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , After being initiated into a neighbor's family in a solemn backyard ceremony, a young Russian-American girl and her African-American "brothers" determine to buy their "gramma" Eula a beautiful Easter hat. But their good intentions are misunderstood, until they discover just the right way to pay for the hat that Eula has her eye on. Full color.
"Synopsis" by , After being initiated into a neighbor's family by a solemn backyard ceremony, a young Russian girl and her African American "brothers" determine to buy their grandmother a beautiful Easter hat. A loving family story woven from the author's childhood. An ALA Notable Book. Full color.
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