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Khalsa, Dayal Kaur
New York : Random House, 1995
IL K-3
ISBN 0517885387
In May's town, before there were frozen pizzas, and take-out pizza, and pizzerias, there was hardly anything good to eat. But that all changed when Mrs. Pellegrino came to town. When she arrived, she sniffed the air very hard and became very sad. Mrs. Pellegrino couldn't speak English so the children couldn't understand what was making her so sad.  The children all thought she was homesick, and worked very hard to cheer her up. They put on plays and caught fireflies for her, but she never seemed really happy, because there was "No pizza." Finally, May and her friends think of a surefire way to cheer up Mrs. Pellegrino, and discover a new delicious food, too.
SUBJECTS:     Pizza -- Fiction
                        Queens (N.Y.) -- Fiction


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