Synopses & Reviews
Christmastime is special at Uncle Vova?s house. Laughing and singing, he dances, takes the children on a sleigh ride, and gathers them to trim the tree that he and Svetlana planted when they first came to America. But when Vova is gone, to the surprise of everyone, the miracle of his tree?and the memories? only grow.
"In this wonderful read-aloud book for the holiday season, readers will resonate with the message of love and family." - Children's Literature
"Polacco gives a stunning look at the way her Midwestern relatives celebrated Epiphany in the Russian tradition when they first arrived in this country. . . . [A] heartfelt remembrance . . . a small gem."--"School Library Journal." Full color.
About the Author
Patricia Polacco lives in Union City, Michigan.