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Starred Review:

I Hate Borsch!

In this vibrant story, a Ukrainian girl resists a national culinary staple. Her family wants her to try just one more spoonful, but she’s definitive about her “No!” The popping, bright illustrations invite attentiveness: there’s a gesture to home on the handle of a spoon; an ingredients list dances over a table on which ghosts of language are etched. This is a delightful exploration of the dimensions of traditions, narrated by a charming, reluctant girl who is surprised to find herself missing borsch.

Reviewed by Michelle Anne Schingler

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