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A Chair for My Mother (Digital Audiobook)

By Vera B. Williams, Martha Plimpton (Narrator)

Publication Date: May 11, 2009

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (1/23/2007)
Paperback, Spanish (1/23/2007)
Hardcover, Spanish (7/1/1994)
Hardcover (10/1/1982)
Prebound (1/23/2007)
Prebound (1/23/2007)
Library Binding (10/1/1982)
Compact Disc, Spanish (10/30/1994)
Paperback, Spanish (3/1/2001)


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