In Patricia Polacco’s signature book, she narrates the true story of her family’s history from the time her great-grandmother came from Russia to her own family. The significance of this family quilt is highlighted throughout the generations with uses ranging from weddings, births, comfort, and playtime. Following this brightly colored quilt through four generations is the basis of this story. Customs and fashions change, but family is constant, visually linked by “the keeping quilt”.
Activity—A memory game using beautiful designs.
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