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Taylor, Sydney.
New York : Delacorte Press, 2005.
IL 3-6
ISBN 0385903162
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First published in 1951, All-of-a-Kind Family is a classic that has been enjoyed by several generations.  The story follows five sisters living in New York around the turn of the century -- the 20th century that is.  The girls are part of a close-knit family of Jewish immigrants that don't have much in the way of money or material possessions but have a lot of love.  The story follows the girls through several seasons and we learn about several Jewish holidays and how they were celebrated.  We also meet some of the other immigrants that live in the New York neighborhood.  Sydney Taylor used her own childhood memories as the basis of this book and others in the series.
SUBJECTS:     Family life -- Fiction.
                        New York (N.Y.) -- Fiction.
                        Judaism -- Fiction.
                        Historical fiction.


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