Thursday, August 1, 2013

Selina and the Bear Paw Quilt

Storybook Quilts
Selina and the Bear Paw Quilt
Barbara Claasen Smucker

Synopsis: A Mennonite family, dreading the impending battles of the Civil War, must leave the elderly grandmother behind as they flee to Canada. Before they leave, Grandmother gives Selina her beloved Bear's Paw Quilt, so Selina may be comforted in Grandmother's absence.

Discussion Topics: War; pacifism; history; intergenerational ties; the concept of the "humility" block

Additional Resources: Coloring Page

Made by: Cindy Megginson