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Chicken Sunday

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Average Rating
Publisher:
Philomel Books,
Pub. Date:
c1992.
Language:
English
Accelerated Reader:
IL: LG - BL: 3.7 - AR Pts: 0.5
Lexile measure:
650L
Description
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

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ISBN:
9780399221330
Accelerated Reader:
LG
Level 3.7, 0.5 Points
Lexile measure:
650L
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Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID 6e0ff357-2841-ea3b-aafb-abb859b07a5a
Grouping Title chicken sunday
Grouping Author polacco patricia
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-12-11 04:20:57AM
Last Indexed 2018-12-14 04:42:21AM

Solr Details

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publishDate 1992
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subject_facet African Americans -- Fiction, Easter -- Fiction, Egg decoration -- Fiction, Friendship -- Fiction, Grandmothers -- Fiction, Race relations -- Fiction
title_display Chicken Sunday
title_full Chicken Sunday / Patricia Polacco
title_short Chicken Sunday
topic_facet African Americans, Easter, Egg decoration, Friendship, Grandmothers, Race relations