Chicken Sunday

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Publisher:
Philomel Books,
Pub. Date:
c1992.
Language:
English
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:
9780613047166
059046244
9780698116153
9780758722256
9780399221330
9780590610551
9780001187504
Reading Level:
LG
Level 3.7, 0.5 Points
Lexile measure:
650L
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Grouped Work ID 6e0ff357-2841-ea3b-aafb-abb859b07a5a
Grouping Title chicken sunday
Grouping Author polacco patricia
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2019-10-18 23:13:39PM
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display_description To thank Miss Eula for her wonderful Sunday chicken dinners, three children sell decorated eggs to buy her a beautiful Easter hat.
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subject_facet African Americans -- Fiction
African Americans -- Juvenile fiction
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Egg decoration -- Fiction
Egg decoration -- Juvenile fiction
Egg decoration. -- Fiction
Friendship -- Fiction
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Race relations -- Fiction
Race relations. -- Fiction
title_display Chicken Sunday
title_full Chicken Sunday / Patricia Polacco
Chicken Sunday [kit] / by Patricia Polacco
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Race relations