Ages: 5-10 years
PUBLISHER: Saratoga Springs Publishing
One of Thirteen
By Catherine Zampier
Illustrated by Robert Wayne Bode
Olga is an independent young girl proud of her large Russian immigrant family as one of thirteen children. Growing up in the 1940s, her desire for treasures sparks her sense of adventure. Going against her mother’s warning, the journey to seek a lucky penny leads Olga to near tragedy. With some help, she discovers how grateful she really is to still be one of thirteen!
Included in this issue are questions related to family heritage to spark discussions with children. Also included is a family tree to fill out with your child.