A Chair for My Mother (Paperback)

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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

About the Author

Vera B. Williams is the award-winning creator of many books for children, including "More, More, More," Said the Baby: Three Love Stories and Amber Was Brave, Essie Was Smart. She lives in New York City.

Vera B. Williams es la premiada creadora de numerosos libros infantiles, entre ellos "Mas Mas Mas" dijo el bebe. Vive en la ciudad de Nueva York.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780688040741
ISBN-10: 0688040748
Publisher: Greenwillow Books
Publication Date: January 23rd, 2007
Pages: 32
Language: English
Series: Reading Rainbow Books