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    Milly and the Macy's Parade

    It's 1924 and the holidays are approaching. Milly lives in NYC with her Polish family and frolics daily in holiday displays at the Macy's store under the watchful eye of Mr. Macy. But Milly's family misses their homeland and traditions. In an effort to cheer people up, Milly convinces Mr. Macy to combine old country traditions with new American heritage in a celebration for all to enjoy. Everyone agrees that the resulting parade will become a wonderful new tradition. This heartwarming story beautifully captures the creation of a uniquely American event. 

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    Milly and the Macy's Parade

    by Shana Corey and Brett Helquist

    Come one, come all! it's time to celebrate!

    When a spirited little girl named Milly imagines a way to combine her family's old country traditions with their new American heritage, the result is a holiday season filled with merriment and magic. Inspired by the true story behind the first Macy's Parade in 1924, this heartwarming tale celebrates a treasured American tradition!

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Milly and the Macy's Parade

Author: Shana Corey

Illustrator: Brett Helquist

Interest Level:
Pre-K-3

Lexile Framework:
420L

Grade Level Equivalent:
3.3

Guided Reading Level:
M

Age:
4-8

Genre:
Historical Fiction

Subject:
Ceremony and Tradition, Circus, Carnivals, Fairs, Parades, Immigration and Assimilation Experiences, Family Life, Christmas, Thanksgiving

About This Book

Treat your child to a festive story of how one small person makes a big difference. It's Thanksgiving, and spirited Milly sees that the whole town is in need of some cheer, so she comes up with a way to blend her family's old country traditions with their new American heritage, and thus the Macy's Day Parade is born.

Inspired by the true story behind the first Macy's Parade in 1924. Bright paintings and easy-to-follow text will captivate your child. Milly's story provides a glimpse into immigrant life in America in the 1920s and shows the value of a child's ideas and dreams.


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