New York City's Israel Parade is extra special this year for 'timid and small' Meg Goldberg. This shy little girl with a big imagination finds plenty of ways to join the funand maybe, just maybe, earn the Grand Marshal's crown.
About the Author
Andria Warmflash Rosenbaum has an MA from Bank Street College of Education, and lives in Fair Lawn, New Jersey, with her husband and kids. Her previous children's books include A Grandma Like Yours/A Grandpa Like Yours.
Christopher Lyles spends much of his time working in a variety of media. He has contributed to children's publications, greeting cards, editorial illustrations, and gallery installations. Chris lives in the small town of Simsbury, Connecticut with his wife and their dog Riley. He loves to hike, travel, and teach art to children. His illustrations have been recognized by The Society of Illustrators in Los Angeles and American Illustration.
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Meg Goldberg on Parade
By Andria Warmflash Rosenbaum, Christopher Lyles
Kar-Ben Publishing, Inc.Copyright © 2015 Andria Warmflash Rosenbaum
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One Sunday the Goldbergs, who lived in Pine Ridge, drove into the city, just over the bridge.
They parked and then walked to a spot in the shade, to spend the day watching the Israel Parade!
Meg waited and wondered if there would be floats, musical marching bands wearing blue coats, juggling jesters with quick, moving hands, who might need some help from a girl in the stands.
She pictured herself as a part of it all, even though she was quite timid and small.
The wind swept her up, as her dreams held her high. The marching began ... Meg decided to try ...
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