From the promotional copy:
Ruthie’s grandma is in the hospital, not surprisingly complaining about the food. All she wants is a nice bowl of borscht.
Ruthie comes to the rescue, even though she hasn’t the faintest idea of how to make it.
With the help of a few well-meaning neighbors (including the Tsarina of Borscht and the Empress of Borscht and some ingenuity of her own), a soul-reviving brew is concocted…
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The New York Times Book Review raved, “Schubert (‘Ballet of the Elephants’) turns the story of a sick relative, not a particularly cheery topic, into a sweet and salty tale, warmed by Christensen’s lively sketches, about bickering Jewish neighbors and intergenerational caregiving.”