The Princess of Borscht

By Schubert, Leda

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ISBN
978-1-59643-515-5
Publisher
Porter Roaring Brook


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Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on November 1, 2011

Though the book opens with Ruthie and her father at the hospital visiting Ruthie's grandmother, laid up with pneumonia, this isn't a coping-with-death book. Bubbe's not failing, she's a finagler. Unsatisfied by hospital food ("a person could starve to death here"), she sends Ruthie to her apartment to prepare a pot of borscht. Ruthie has never made borscht before, so luckily (or is it?) Grandma's yenta neighbors—the self-anointed Empress, First Lady, and Tsarina of Borsch...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2011

Ruthie's grandmother is laid up with pneumonia. Unsatisfied by hospital food, she sends Ruthie home to prepare borscht. Luckily (or is it?) Grandma's...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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