Molly's Pilgrim

Barbara Cohen Michael J. Deraney

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Molly's Pilgrim

Molly's Pilgrim By Barbara Cohen Michael J. Deraney Molly s Pilgrim Told to make a doll like a pilgrim for the Thanksgiving display at school Molly s Jewish mother dresses the doll as she herself dressed before leaving Russia to seek religious freedom much to Molly s

  • Title: Molly's Pilgrim
  • Author: Barbara Cohen Michael J. Deraney
  • ISBN: 9780688021030
  • Page: 365
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Molly's Pilgrim By Barbara Cohen Michael J. Deraney Told to make a doll like a pilgrim for the Thanksgiving display at school, Molly s Jewish mother dresses the doll as she herself dressed before leaving Russia to seek religious freedom much to Molly s embarrassment.
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    1. Mariah on said:

      This is a great black and white story no color about a modern day immigrant girl who comes to identify with the story of the Pilgrims, as she seeks religious freedom and a home in a new land.

    2. Sophia on said:

      This is a book about Molly a jewish girl from Russia She went to a new school in New York city There were several others girls Elizabeth, Emma and Hilda The class had an assignment to make a doll that looked like a pilgrim Her mother told her to do her homework and she would make the doll In the morning, when she looked at the doll, it was not a pilgrim She asked her mom what it was Her mom said it was Molly when she was a girl in Russia Molly didn t have time to fix it before school When she go [...]

    3. Sarah Prekopa on said:

      Molly s Pilgrim is a really heart warming story about a young Jewish girl that is having a hard time in her new school Moving from New York City to a smaller town, Molly doesn t fit in with her classmates, especially because of a bully named Elizabeth Crying to her mother, Molly is determined to not let her mother know that any bullying is going on so that her mother does not talk to her teacher In school the next day the class is learning about Thanksgiving, a holiday that Molly doesn t know ab [...]

    4. Libby Ames on said:

      I don t usually review picture books, but this is a classic Thanksgiving story perfect for many different ages Molly and her family are immigrants in America in the early 1900s Because of her accent and interesting clothes, Molly is teased by other students in school For a Thanksgiving project, she is told to make a pilgrim clothespin doll After hearing an explanation of Pilgrims, Molly s mother makes the doll to look like her This is a sweet story about all kinds of pilgrims in America.

    5. Julie Fischer on said:

      Barbara Cohen has taken a true story about one of her tre family members and tells a wonderful story where children learn to true

    6. MiizRexy on said:

      The book I read was called Molly s Pilgrim by Barbara Cohen It was about this girl named Molly near her fist Thanksgiving in the New World Shen doesn t find much to be thankful for because a few girls were making fun of her, but she did not do anything about it Her classmates giggle at her Yiddish accent and make fun of her unfamliarity with American ways Molly was embarrassed when her mother helps with a class Thanksgiving project by making a little doll that looks like Russian refugee than a [...]

    7. Ellen on said:

      It s so easy to think of immigration as only something that happened in the past, but Molly s Pilgrim reminds us in a sweet and simple way that America is still welcoming those looking for freedom This was an enjoyable story that would make a good read aloud to primary age children at Thanksgiving time.

    8. PJ on said:

      A classic book to read at Thanksgiving time A short read that tells about an immigrant Jewish Russian girl trying to fit into her new school with girls who are unkind to her She is assigned to make a Pilgrim doll but her mother does the assignment and makes a very unique doll In the end, the mother teaches everyone a lesson and everyone learns that we are all Pilgrims in some way.

    9. Amy on said:

      Reading Rainbow Watch the Stars Come Out.We cringe at reading books that depict such mean language the girls teasing predjudice but in this case I went for it Bea was very inspired by the doll making and embarked on a new obsession for a while.

    10. Erin on said:

      Starting my preparation for Battle of the Books with this one This is a nice story about a young Russian Jew struggling to fit into her new school in America This was a short, easy read that would be a good introduction to chapter books for a young reader.

    11. Destiny Leskovac on said:

      Molly s Pilgrim is a story about a young immigrant girl from Russia Throughout the book, Molly is teased relentlessly by a group of girls in her class They make fun of her for the way she looks and her lack of knowledge on the American holiday, Thanksgiving When her teacher asks the class to make pilgrim dolls, Molly goes home and tells her mother about the project and what exactly a pilgrim is Her mother makes the connection that she is a pilgrim, as she came to America for religious freedom Wh [...]

    12. Stefanie Burns on said:

      Brief story about a young Jewish girl from Russia whose family moved to the US While in school, Molly, is teased mercilessly at school each day One day they begin a new story about Thanksgiving which Molly has never heard of She learns about the pilgrims and is to make a woman pilgrim for homework When she discusses her assignment with her mom, her mom makes her the doll Only the doll looks like her mother, not the pilgrims from the story she read that afternoon Her mother explains that she too [...]

    13. Margaret Klein on said:

      One of my favorite Thanksgiving books of all time Molly, a Russian Jewish immigrant is trying to find her way in her new American school system She is teased because of her accented English and her Russian styled clothes The teacher wants each student to make a doll out of a clothespin Molly is assigned a Pilgrim girl Molly s mother doesn t understand why this is homework but agrees to make the doll Molly brings the doll to school More teasingMolly s mother made a beautiful doll, looking just li [...]

    14. Teri on said:

      Loved this story A great addition to my Thanksgiving book collection I read it aloud for my 7 yr old and she immediately wanted to read it again A great book for turning the hearts of the children to their ancestors and learning about them Also great for teaching kindness and respect to our fellow travelers in life We had a great discussion after reading this story I loved the black and white drawings.

    15. Amanda on said:

      This has been one of my favorites since I was a little girl I love the story of Molly and her mother It s a great story for Thanksgiving and beyond I use it in my classroom today and discuss Thanksgiving and empathy.

    16. Nicole Schwartz on said:

      A quick sweet story and a reminder to everyone that were all pilgrims in our own wY

    17. Steph on said:

      Good book for students that are new to America from a Jewish background or had to leave home because of war or religious freedom Shows students to accept who they are and where they come from.

    18. Angie on said:

      Lizzie This is a really cute book it s good for all ages it teaches you a lot of good lessons.

    19. Lucretia Brattin on said:

      Was a good companion book for Thanksgiving and to go with WishTree that I am currently reading to my students Sort of the same theme.

    20. Momruns5 on said:

      What a darling little chapter book Wish all Americans could take the message from this book and incorporate it in all their dealings with immigrants in the US.

    21. Charlotte on said:

      This was a sweet book especially great if you are looking for a book about kids that don t fit in and how to help them But I liked it all on its own.

    22. Anna Murdock on said:

      I read this to all my kids this morning It is really short, but a really nice message.

    23. Kristina on said:

      I really, really want to give this 4 stars, but I just can t The message is timely and important that Pilgrims didn t just come to this country in 1620 However, and I realize this is probably a by product of being published in 1983, I don t love that the bully isn t really dealt with If we want to use this as a read aloud, Battle of the Books title, or display title, then the issue of bullying needs to be addressed in some way, too That message is just as, if not , important in today s climate, [...]

    24. michelle on said:

      See the complete review atbooksmykidsread.wordpress 2015 11 24 a jewish look at thanksgiving Molly s Pilgrim is about a young girl in the early 1900s whose family moved to America from Russia due to religious persecution After a brief time living in New York City, her family moved to Winter Hill, MA where she finds herself sticking out as the lone Jew in her third grade class Because she looks different and talks with an accent, she is often the subject of ridicule from her classmates.As Novembe [...]

    25. Penny on said:

      I like this book for it s non traditional take on Thanksgiving The story is about third grader, Molly, a immigrant from Russia who recently moved from big city New York, a place known for having a high Jewish population, to Winter Hill Somerville Massachusetts , where she felt alone and like an outsider Other kids thought she talked funny, looked funny, and didn t accept her because she was different This was a point of torment and embarrassment to her to the degree of refusing to let her mother [...]

    26. Mal Czuba on said:

      Molly s Pilgrim by Barbara Cohen, is a story about the girl in third grade name Molly and her everyday experience at new school, where her classmates make fun of her imperfect English and her old, weird looking clothes Molly and her family are Russian Jewish immigrants that came to the U.S for freedom of religion and for better life Molly will celebrate her first Thanksgiving in new country the holiday she has never heard about before She is participating in class project, making the pilgrim dol [...]

    27. Katie Williams on said:

      This is a story about Molly, a modern day pilgrim girl who moved to American from Russia and is of the Jewish faith There is one particularly mean girl in the class who constantly picks on and demeans her in class As the book is set around the holiday of Thanksgiving and the history behind it, the students are asked to bring in homemade pilgrim puppets Molly s pilgrim puppet looks nothing like the pilgrims that were talked about in class but instead it was made to look like her mother when she w [...]

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