Thursday, August 1, 2013

Luka's Quilt

Storybook Quilts
Luka's Quilt
Georgia Guback

Synopsis: Luka and her grandmother Tutu are best friends until Luka shows her disappointment at the traditional Hawaiian quilt Tutu makes for her. Tutu is hurt, Luka is upset, and things just aren't the same anymore. But when Lei Day comes, the two set aside their differences to enjoy the holiday.

Discussion Topics: Expectations, disappointment, compromise, intergenerational bonds, Hawaiian culture

Additional Resources: Folded paper cutting (like snowflakes) complement the illustrations

Made by: Dolores Wood