Rachel's Roses

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Author(s): Ferida Wolff
Original Publish Date: Sep 03, 2019
Product Number: EB00745685
Released: Sep 03, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780823443932
Publisher: Holiday House
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Description

Rachel Berger needs twenty-five cents to make her dream come true. But for Rachel, twenty-five cents is a fortune—and she's running out of time. A Sydney Taylor Book Award Notable Title Third-grader Rachel Berger longs to be different. At the very least, she'd like to be set apart from her copycat little sister, Hannah. The second Rachel spots the glass rose buttons at Mr. Solomon's button shop, her heart stops. They'll be the perfect, unique touch on the skirt her mother is making her for Rosh Hashanah. There's just one problem: Rachel can't afford them. With her focus set on earning enough to buy them before the holiday, will Rachel lose sight of what's really important? Themes of sisterhood, sibling rivalry, and strong family values are organically woven in to this charmingly illustrated chapter book set on the Lower East Side of Manhattan in the early twentieth century.

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