The Feather-Bed Journey

by Paula Kurzband Feder

Other authorsStacey Schuett (Illustrator)
Book, 1995



Call number

E 736 FED



Morton Grove, Ill. : A. Whitman, c1995.


As she tries to repair a torn feather pillow, Grandma tells about her childhood in Poland, about the Nazi persecution of Jews during World War II, and about the origin of this special pillow.

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LibraryThing member lisabankey
Grandma tells her grandchildren the history behind a very special feather pillow. She tells about when she was a young girl her family had to go into hiding to escape persecution form the Nazis and the feather comforter is what kept warm while in hiding. The grandchildren also learn how the
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comforter had become the pillow that it is today.
The illustrations of this book are a nice support to the text of the story. The topic of the story lends itself more to upper elementary.
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LibraryThing member rwalsh06
This is a touching story about a a grandmother who explains the importance of a feather pillow that was once a feather comforter keeping her warm while hiding out from the Nazis.


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