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Pavel and the tree army / Heidi Smith Hyde ; illustrated by Elisa Vavouri.

By: Hyde, Heidi Smith [author.].
Contributor(s): Vavouri, Elisa [illustrator.].
Material type: TextTextSeries: Kar-Ben favorites.Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : Kar-Ben Publishing, a division of Lerner Publishing Group, Inc., [2019]Copyright date: ©2019Description: 32 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm.ISBN: 9781512444469; 1512444464; 9781512444476; 1512444472.Other title: Pavel & the tree army.Subject(s): Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.) -- Juvenile fiction | Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.) -- Fiction | Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.) | Immigrants -- Juvenile fiction | Depressions -- 1929 -- Juvenile fiction | Jews -- United States -- Juvenile fiction | Russian Americans -- Juvenile fiction | Jews, Russian -- United States -- Juvenile fictionSummary: This story of hope is set in the Great Depression. Pavel and his friend Anatoly, Jewish immigrants from Russia to the United States, need work. The rabbi tells Pavel about jobs planting trees with the Civilian Conservation Corps. Pavel and Anatoly travel to Idaho and join a work crew. Though some other Corps members say that don’t belong, Pavel and Anatoly work hard. In addition to their conservation work, they learn the national anthem and proudly show everyone they are Americans, too. (Miller Library Staff)Summary: "As they plant trees and do other environmental projects for the Civilian Conservation Corps, Russian immigrants Pavel and Anatoly are happy to find employment during the Great Depression, but when other workers accuse them of not being "real Americans," Pavel and Anatoly learn the words to the Star Spangled Banner, newly designated by Congress as the national anthem."
List(s) this item appears in: New to the Library: September 2019
Item type Current location Call number Status Date due Barcode Item holds
Lending Books Elisabeth C. Miller Library
Youth Collection
SB455 .H93 2019 (Browse shelf) Checked out 12/09/2019 39352800176836
Total holds: 0

This story of hope is set in the Great Depression. Pavel and his friend Anatoly, Jewish immigrants from Russia to the United States, need work. The rabbi tells Pavel about jobs planting trees with the Civilian Conservation Corps. Pavel and Anatoly travel to Idaho and join a work crew. Though some other Corps members say that don’t belong, Pavel and Anatoly work hard. In addition to their conservation work, they learn the national anthem and proudly show everyone they are Americans, too. (Miller Library Staff)

"As they plant trees and do other environmental projects for the Civilian Conservation Corps, Russian immigrants Pavel and Anatoly are happy to find employment during the Great Depression, but when other workers accuse them of not being "real Americans," Pavel and Anatoly learn the words to the Star Spangled Banner, newly designated by Congress as the national anthem."

Ages 5-9.

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