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Christmas Tapestry

Christmas Tapestry

by Patricia Polacco Illustrated by Patricia Polacco
When a bad leak ruins the sacristy wall in his father's church, Jonathan Jefferson Weeks thinks his family's first Christmas Eve service in Detroit will be ruined too. Luckily, he and his father find a beautiful tapestry for sale in a secondhand shop - just the thing to cover the damaged wall and give the church a festive look! But there is more to the tapestry, as they discover when an old Jewish woman who is visiting the church recognizes the lovely old cloth. It is her...
Ages
8, 9, 10
Interest Level
Grades 3 - 5
Grade Level Equivalent
4.1
Lexile Measure
490L
DRA
40
Guided Reading
R
Publisher
Philomel Books
Number of Pages
48

About the Author and Illustrator

Patricia Polacco Award-winning author Patricia Polacco has always been a phenomenal artist, but it wasn't until she was 41 years old that she started writing children's books. She writes in both Eastern European and mid-western American voices.
Patricia Polacco Award-winning author Patricia Polacco has always been a phenomenal artist, but it wasn't until she was 41 years old that she started writing children's books. She writes in both Eastern European and mid-western American voices.

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