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Milly and the Macy's Parade

Milly and the Macy's Parade

by Shana Corey Illustrated by Brett Helquist

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.

Ages
6, 7, 5
Interest Level
Grades K - 2
Grade Level Equivalent
3.3
Lexile Measure
420L
DRA
28
Guided Reading
M
Publisher
Scholastic
Number of Pages
40
Genre
Historical Fiction, Realistic Fiction

About the Author and Illustrator

Shana Corey Shana's Corey's books for young readers include Here Come the Girl Scouts!, Mermaid Queen: The Spectacular True Story of Annette Kellerman, Milly and the Macy's Parade, and Players in Pigtails. Shana is also a children's book editor.
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