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andlt;Bandgt;This 25th anniversary edition of a beloved and bestselling classic about family and tradition includes fifteen pages of bonus material.andlt;/Bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;I andgt;and#8220;We will make a quilt to help us always remember home,and#8221; Annaand#8217;s mother said. and#8220;It will be like having the family in backhome Russia dance around us at night.and#8221;andlt;/Iandgt;andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;And so it was. From a basket of old clothes, Annaand#8217;s babushka, Uncle Vladimirand#8217;s shirt, Aunt Havalahand#8217;s nightdress, and an apron of Aunt Natashaand#8217;s become andlt;I andgt;The Keeping Quiltandlt;/Iandgt;, 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.andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;In strongly moving pictures that are as heartwarming as they are real, Patricia Polacco tells the story of her own family and the quiltand#8217;s further story that remains a symbol of their enduring love and faith. This anniversary edition includes fifteen pages of original material describing the quiltand#8217;s journey and its home at the Mazza Museum in Findley, Ohio.

Synopsis:

This 25th anniversary edition of a beloved and bestselling classic about family and tradition includes fifteen pages of bonus material.

“We will make a quilt to help us always remember home,” Anna’s mother said. “It will be like having 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’s further story that remains a symbol of their enduring love and faith. This anniversary edition includes fifteen pages of original material describing the quilt’s journey and its home at the Mazza Museum in Findley, Ohio.

About the Author

Patricia Polacco belongs to a family of storytellers, poets, farmers, teachers, and artists. They came from many parts of the world, but mainly Russia. She grew up to be an illustrator, a designer, and creator of many beloved childrenand#8217;s books, including andlt;iandgt;The Keeping Quiltandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;iandgt;The Blessing Cupandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;iandgt;Fionaand#8217;s Laceandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;iandgt;The Trees of the Dancing Goatsandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;iandgt;Babushkaand#8217;s Dollandlt;/iandgt;, and andlt;iandgt;My Rotten Redheaded Older Brotherandlt;/iandgt;. She lives in Union City, Michigan.Patricia Polacco belongs to a family of storytellers, poets, farmers, teachers, and artists. They came from many parts of the world, but mainly Russia. She grew up to be an illustrator, a designer, and creator of many beloved childrenand#8217;s books, including andlt;iandgt;The Keeping Quiltandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;iandgt;The Blessing Cupandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;iandgt;Fionaand#8217;s Laceandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;iandgt;The Trees of the Dancing Goatsandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;iandgt;Babushkaand#8217;s Dollandlt;/iandgt;, and andlt;iandgt;My Rotten Redheaded Older Brotherandlt;/iandgt;. She lives in Union City, Michigan.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781442482371
Author:
Polacco, Patricia
Publisher:
Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books
Subject:
Family - Multigenerational
Subject:
Children s-Reference Family and Genealogy
Subject:
Blessing Cup; family; history; Jewish; Judaism; Russia; immigration; family history; heritage; heirloom; Polacco; quilt
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Anniversary Edition
Publication Date:
20130831
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from P up to 3
Language:
English
Illustrations:
4-c int-jkt (jkt spfx: spot uv + emboss)
Pages:
64
Dimensions:
9 x 10.5 in
Age Level:
from 4 up to 8

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Product details 64 pages Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - English 9781442482371 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , This 25th anniversary edition of a beloved and bestselling classic about family and tradition includes fifteen pages of bonus material.

“We will make a quilt to help us always remember home,” Anna’s mother said. “It will be like having 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’s further story that remains a symbol of their enduring love and faith. This anniversary edition includes fifteen pages of original material describing the quilt’s journey and its home at the Mazza Museum in Findley, Ohio.

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