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A Chair for My Mother

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A Chair for My Mother

By Vera B. Williams; Vera B. Williams (Illustrator)

Greenwillow Books, Hardcover, 9780688009144, 32pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 1982

Description

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

Supports the Common Core State Standards