The book that I wrote, Meteor, is a true story. It happened when my mother was a little girl.

I lived the first five years of my life on a farm in Union City, Michigan, with my mom and grandparents.

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Patricia Polacco was born on July 11th, 1944 in Lansing, Michigan. Patricia Polacco .

Focus books My Rotten Redheaded Older Brother My Ol’ Man The Butterfly Pink and Say Thank You, Mr. Falker Students will be Growing Pains She lived on the farm with her mom and Grandparents until 1949. In Biography. Patricia Polacco Study Introduction Overview, timeline, and resources Activities and final projects The 15-day study, in-depth Letter to parents Author Study Toolkit Introductory Unit (Days 1 and 2): My Rotten Red-Headed Older Brother Day 1: Introduce the author study and Patricia Polacco Begin by telling students that, for the next three weeks, the class is going to do an Her mother’s family were Jewish immigrants from Russia and The Ukraine. Her father's people were from The County of Limerick in Ireland.

It was the most magical time of my life. Both cultures valued and kept their history alive by storytelling. CITY OF BIRTH Lansing. It is a fact based story that started when a meteor landed in the front yard of my grandfather's farm here in Union City, Michigan.

COUNTRY OF BIRTH United States of America.

CURRENT STATE/PROVIDENCE Michigan. By: Patricia Polacco Wish Upon a Meteor .

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Patricia Polacco Study Introduction Overview, timeline, and author resources Activities and final projects The 15-day study, in-depth Letter to parents Author Study Toolkit Author: Patricia Polacco Theme The interest and importance of family stories. May 1, 1949. STATE/PROVIDENCE OF BIRTH Michigan.

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Patricia Polacco’s picture books, most of which are based on family and childhood experiences, emphasize diversity, a reflection of both her own multicultural family and what eight-year-old Patricia and her brother, Richard, found when they moved with their mother to Oakland, California where they spent the school year, spending summers with their father in rural Michigan. Award winning, author and illustrator of over 115 children's picture books, Patricia loves to tell stories! SHE saw it happen!

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