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A Chair for My Mother

By Vera B Williams

This classic and award-winning picture book was written and illustrated by the celebrated Vera B. Williams and was named a Caldecott Honor Book by the American Library Association. "A tender knockout . . . it's rare to find much vitality, spontaneity, and depth of feeling in such a simple, young book."—Kirkus Reviews

After their home is destroyed by a fire, Rosa, her mother, and grandmother save their coins to buy a really comfortable chair for all to enjoy. A Chair for My Mother has sold more than a million copies and is an ideal choice for reading and sharing at home and in the classroom. "A superbly conceived picture book expressing the joyful spirit of a loving family."—The Horn Book

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A Chair for my mother

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ISBN

068800914X


Format: Book
Author: Williams, Vera B
Title: A chair for my mother / by Vera B. Williams.
Publisher Date: New York : Greenwillow Books, c1982.
Subject: Families -- Juvenile fiction. Saving and investment -- Fiction -- Juvenile fiction. Chairs -- Fiction -- Juvenile fiction.
Isbn: 068800914X 0688009158 (lib. bdg.) 0688009158 9780688009151 068800914X 9780688009144
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 13
System Items Total: 21
Call Number: P Williams
Oclc: 7773060
Upc:
Bib Id: 517286

Format: Book
Author: Williams, Vera B.
Title: A chair for my mother / by Vera B. Williams.
Edition: 1st ed.
Publisher, Date: New York : Greenwillow Books, c1982.
Description: [32] p. : col. ill. ; 22 x 26 cm.
Subjects: Families -- Juvenile fiction.
Subjects: Saving and investment -- Fiction -- Juvenile fiction.
Subjects: Chairs -- Fiction -- Juvenile fiction.
LCCN: 81007010
ISBN: 068800914X
ISBN: 0688009158 (lib. bdg.)
ISBN: 0688009158
ISBN: 9780688009151
ISBN: 068800914X
ISBN: 9780688009144
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 13
Total Copies: 21
Call Number: P Williams