Molly's Pilgrim

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Harper Collins, 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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User Review  - msmarymac - LibraryThing

This is a story of a young Jewish girl that moves to America and is treated very badly by her classmates. Her classmates make fun of her for the way she talks and for the things she does not know ... Read full review

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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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About the author (1998)

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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