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  - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing

For a book with a lesson, it's pretty good. The original illustrations are fine, with a retro feel that totally fits the plot and the setting. I do like how the teacher isn't perfect, but finally in ... Read full review

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Lindsey Johnson Book # 6 Genre- Historic realism Book Summary: Molly is a young Jewish girl who has moved to America from Russia to escape the Cossacks. Her classmates, especially Elizabeth, make fun ... 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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