The Crystal Beads, Lalka's Journey (Paperback)

The Crystal Beads, Lalka's Journey By Pat Black-Gould, Katya Royz (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Pat Black-Gould, Katya Royz (Illustrator)
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A Star of David necklace or a rosary?

In 1939 Poland, a young girl is asked to give up one of these and accept the other without understanding why. However, what she must part with happens to be her most prized possession--a precious gift given to her by her father before he died.
The child's mother then teaches the girl a game to prepare her for what is to come. As the Nazis invade the country, the mother is forced to make a heartbreaking sacrifice.

This beautifully illustrated picture book is loosely based on a true story. Although told through the eyes of a young girl, the book is written for readers of all ages. It also contains two study guides. One is for children, parents, and teachers. The other is for adults who may gather in places of worship, book clubs, and small groups. Discussion topics include themes of compassion, empathy, and diversity.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781955119214
ISBN-10: 195511921X
Publisher: Purple Butterfly Press
Publication Date: June 14th, 2022
Pages: 40
Language: English