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The Quilt Story by Tony Johnston

The Quilt Story (1985)

by Tony Johnston, Tomie DePaola

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This is the story of two girls one from pioneer days, the other from modern times who share the same quilt.
  NMiller22 | Jul 20, 2019 |
  SteppLibrary | May 17, 2018 |
"A pioneer mother lovingly stitches a beautiful quilt which warms and comforts her daughter Abigail; many years later another mother mends and patches it for her little girl." This story tells how a quilt comforts multiple generations.
  KimHoffmann | Jul 15, 2017 |
a girl gets a quilt and she carries it around all the place but eventually the quilt gets old and gross. so her mom fixes it. the family moves but the little girl has her quilt to make her feel better.
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  TUCC | Nov 18, 2016 |
Story about two girls, one from pioneer daysk one from modern times, who share the same quilt.
  wichitafriendsschool | Mar 25, 2016 |
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DePaola, Tomiemain authorall editionsconfirmed
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For Ann Doherty Johnson, who taught me the joy of quilting - TJ
For Nannie, Jill and Becca - TDeP
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A little girl's mother made the quilt to keep her warm when the snow came down, long ago.
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0698113683, Paperback)

Long ago, a young girl named Abigail put her beloved patchwork quilt in the attic. Now years later, anohter girl discovers the quilt and makes it her own, relying on its warmth to help her feel secure in a new home. "A quilt that provides warmth, fun and comfort to two different generations is the star of this rich picture book . . . dePaola provides a warm, dignified interpretation of Johnston's stroy."--Booklist, starred review. Full color.

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A pioneer mother lovingly stitches a beautiful quilt which warms and comforts her daughter Abigail; many years later another mother mends and patches it for her little girl.

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