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 Flipboard 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 Flipboard 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.