After being initiated into a neighbor's family by a solemn backyard ceremony, a young Russian American girl and her African American brothers' determine to buy their gramma Eula a beautiful Easter hat. But their good intentions are misunderstood, until they discover just the right way to pay for the hat that Eula's had her eye on. A loving family story woven from the author's childhood.
The Devil's Arithmetic (Puffin Modern Classics)
By Jane Yolen
Paperback: 176 pages
Age Range: 10 and up
Grade Level: 5 and upPublisher: Puffin; First Edition edition (April 12, 2004)