Pearl's Marigolds For Grandpa by Jane Breskin Zalben

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When Pearl arrives home from school one day, her mother is waiting to tell her that Grandpa has died. Pearl discovers a way to keep her grandfather's memory alive--by bringing life to marigolds, as he did every year. This book is built around the ritual of sitting shiva. Full color.

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Published September 1, 1997 by Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing. 32 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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That irrepressible lamb Pearl is back, though her spirit is understandably dampened, in Zalben's (Pearl Plants a Tree) thoughtful exploration of death and the grieving process.

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