Bone Button Borscht

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Turtleback Books, Oct 1, 2002 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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When a beggar gets no help from anybody, even at the synagogue, he offers to use the buttons on his coat to make bone button borscht for everyone in the village, in a retelling of an old folktale reset in a small Jewish village.

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User Review  - JocelynNixon - LibraryThing

A little beggar arrives in a poor village and with his magic bone buttons brings the town to witness the making of Bone Button Borscht. This is a beautifully done picture book. The pictures, though ... Read full review

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User Review  - mcivalleri - LibraryThing

This book provides a lesson, within a story. The lesson is that by sharing, everyone gains. That's a good lesson to learn. The picturtes have a mysterious look to them, which adds to the flavour of ... Read full review

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