Molly's Pilgrim

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HarperCollins, Oct 14, 1998 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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Sparkling new illustrations refresh this Thanksgiving classic based on the true experience of a member of Barbara Cohen's family. The touching story tells how recent immigrant Molly leads her third-grade class to discover that it takes all kinds of pilgrims to make a Thanksgiving. Originally published in 1983, Molly's Pilgrim inspired the 1986 Academy Award winning live-action short film.

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I didn't love the illustrations, but they were ok. - Goodreads
All of the pictures in this book are black and white. - Goodreads
The pictures are drawn and sketched in with pencil. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Jana - Goodreads

It's not a long book, it gets right to the point. This book would be good not only for a Thanksgiving read, but it also could be used as a discussion starter for topics like tolerance for those that are different and bullying any time of the year. Read full review

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User Review  - Mckinley - Goodreads

An immigrant girl, and her classmates, learn something about the meaning of pilgram and Thanksgiving from her mother with the help of her teacher. Read full review

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Barbara Cohen (1932-1992) was the author of several acclaimed picture books and novels for young readers, including The Carp in the Bathtub, Yussel's Prayer: A Yom Kippur Story, Thank You, Jackie Robinson, and King of the Seventh Grade.

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