Milly and the Macy's Parade
Author: Shana Corey
Illustrator: Brett Helquist
Grade Level Equivalent:
Guided Reading Level:
Historical Fiction, Realistic Fiction
Immigration, Thanksgiving, Ceremony and Tradition
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.