Why does Grandma bother with those bits of fabric? Tanya learns the answer, a valuable skill and the importance of family stories through the completion of this patchwork quilt. Lovely illustrations shape this endearing story. A Coretta Scott King award winner and Reading Rainbow selection. 32 pgs, hc. ~ Ruth
Twenty years ago Valerie Flournoy and Jerry Pinkney created a warmhearted intergenerational story that became an award-winning perennial. Since then children from all sorts of family situations and configurations continue to be drawn to its portrait of those bonds that create the fabric of family life.