Uncle Vova's Tree

by Patricia Polacco

The artist/author's childhood memories of Russian Orthodox Christmas celebrations... read more

The artist/author's childhood memories of Russian Orthodox Christmas celebrations yield homey details of foods, decorations, activities and specific family members, showing how annual observances sustain cultural and personal ties. Mixed media illustrations capture the warmth of a particular tradition and of one extended family. (Ages 5-9)

© Cooperative Children's Book Center, Univ. of Wisconsin - Madison, 1989

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