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Mrs. Katz and Tush

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Mrs. Katz and Tush

By Patricia Polacco

Doubleday Books for Young Readers, Hardcover, 9780553081220, 32pp.

Publication Date: February 10, 2009

In this special Passover story, Larnel Moore, ayoung African-American boy, and Mrs. Katz, anelderly Jewish woman, develop an unusual friendshipthrough their mutual concern for an abandoned catnamed Tush. Together they explore the common themesof suffering and triumph in each of their cultures.

About the Author
Patricia Polacco is a New York Times bestselling author and illustrator with over 115 books to her credit, includingThe Keeping Quilt, Pink and Say, andThe Blessing Cup.In addition to her many beloved and award-winning titles, Patriciaholds an M.F.A. and a Ph. D. in art history. She currently resides in Michigan."

Praise For Mrs. Katz and Tush

"Polacco's bright double-spread watercolor paintings are elemental picture of human family."--Booklist.

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