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Mrs. Katz and Tush

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ISBN-10: 0553081225

ISBN-13: 9780553081220

Edition: 1992

Authors: Patricia Polacco

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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.
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Book details

List price: $16.99
Copyright year: 1992
Publisher: Random House Children's Books
Publication date: 2/10/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 32
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.25" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Patricia Polacco was born in Lansing, Michigan on July 11, 1944. She attended Oakland Tech High School in Oakland, California before heading off to the California College of Arts and Crafts in Oakland, then Laney Community College in Oakland. She then set off for Monash University, Mulgrave, Australia and the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Melbourne, Australia where she received a Ph.D in Art History, Emphasis on Iconography. After college, she restored ancient pieces of art for museums. She didn't start writing children's books until she was 41 years old. She began writing down the stories that were in her head, and was then encouraged to join the Society of Children's Book…