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Pearl Moscowitz's Last Stand - Cover
Pearl Moscowitz's Last Stand
Arthur A. Levine, Tambourine Books, NY 1993
Pearl Moscowitz will never forget the day her mother got the mayor to plant flowering trees on their street. Pearl grew, the neighborhood grew and changed, bringing new families of many different cultures. When new electrical codes called for cutting down the trees, Pearl decides to chain herself to the last tree to keep it alive. A wonderful story of neighborhood activism and solidarity.

Ages: Play Years (2-4), Transition (4-5), Young School Age (5-8)
Languages: English
Book Types: Story Book
Identity Groups: Elders, Non-Stereotypical Females, Working Class, Multi-racial Groups, Jewish, White/Euro-American
Special Topics: Activism
Strands: Care & Love of Nature, Joy in Diversity, Creative Conflict Resolution & Sense of Justice