The Patchwork Quilt

by Valerie Flournoy and Jerry Pinkney

Resonating with universal experience, the story is a rich example of a supportive... read more

Resonating with universal experience, the story is a rich example of a supportive contemporary black family: mother, father, two children and their grandmother. When Grandma cannot work on the patchwork memory quilt into which she's been stitching colorful fabric from all family members, Tanya helps continue the creation of her beautiful family record. She even finds a new way to link the present and the past. (Ages 5-9)

© Cooperative Children's Book Center, Univ. of Wisconsin - Madison, 1985

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