Mrs. Katz and Tush

Mrs. Katz and Tush

Book - 1994
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Random House, Inc.
Friends from different backgrounds come together in this heartwarming picture book from beloved children's book author Patricia Polacco! Perfect for Passover!

Larnel doesn't know his neighbor, Mrs. Katz, very well, until he asks her to adopt an abandoned kitten. Mrs. Katz agrees on one condition: that Larnel help her take care of the kitten she names Tush. When Larnel starts spending more and more time with Mrs. Katz to help with Tush, Mrs. Katz tells him stories about coming to America from Poland and about the good times she spent with her late husband. As Larnel grows to love Mrs. Katz, he also learns about the common themes of suffering and triumph in each of their cultures.

Baker & Taylor
A long-lasting friendship develops between Larnel, a young African American, and Mrs. Katz, a lonely Jewish widow, when Larnel presents Mrs. Katz with a scrawny kitten without a tail.

& Taylor

Taking care of an abandoned kitten with his neighbor, Mrs. Katz, leads young Larnel to an understanding of the elderly woman's Jewish heritage and of the suffering and triumph it shares with his own African-American heritage. Reprint. Reading Rainbow.

Publisher: Dell, 1994, C1992
ISBN: 9780440409366
Characteristics: p. ; cm


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