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A Chair For My Mother

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A Chair for My Mother
by Vera Williams

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.  Kirkus Reviews called this Caldecott winner "a tender knockout" and said "it's rare to find much vitality, spontaneity, and depth of feeling in such a simple, young book." And Horn Book called it "a superbly conceived picture book expressing the joyful spirit of a loving family."  A Reading Rainbow book.

Interest Level:    Kindergarten     1st grade     2nd grade

Book Type:    read aloud / picture book

Reading Level:   Guided Reading Level M     DRA Level 24

Related Lists:    Caldecott Award     money/saving     Reading Rainbow


Condition:  This book is used but it is in good condition.  Occasionally there's the previous owner's name or inscription on the inside front cover.  Overall though, we are very proud of the quality of our books!