Books The Blessing Cup by Patricia Polacco Hardcover, 1 v. (unpaged), Simon & Schuster, List Price: $17.99 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleThe Blessing CupAuthorPatricia Polacco Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon iBooks Independent Booksellers Book Summary A companion to The Keeping Quilt describes how young Anna, a girl from an early 20th-century Russian Jewish family, moves to America and brings a beautiful china tea set that symbolizes God's blessings, family history and a plentiful life. Read an excerpt of this book Genres: Children's Books Fiction Also by Patricia Polacco Casey at the Bat Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR Reviews, Interviews and More Read An Excerpt NPR stories about The Blessing Cup Author Interviews 'The Blessing Cup': Polacco And Her Family Of Storytellers August 24, 2013 Patricia Polacco has written and illustrated more than 90 picture books, and she says her early life had a profound effect on her work. In her latest children's book, The Blessing Cup, Polacco takes readers back to her grandparents' time in Russia. 'The Blessing Cup': Polacco And Her Family Of Storytellers Listen · 8:40 8:40 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/214570497/215220934" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript Note: Book excerpts are provided by the publisher and may contain language some find offensive. Excerpt: The Blessing Cup Facebook Twitter Google+ Email August 22, 20134:42 PM ET Click here to view the page at its full size. Simon & Schuster Click here to see the page at its full size. Simon & Schuster Nonsequential pages from The Blessing Cup by Patricia Polacco. Copyright 2013 by Patricia Polacco. Excerpted by permission of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing.