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A Chair for My Mother and Other Stories CD: A Vera B. Williams Audio Collection
Contributor(s): Williams, Vera B. (Author), Plimpton, Martha (Read by)

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ISBN: 0061761214     ISBN-13: 9780061761218
Publisher: Greenwillow Books
OUR PRICE: $11.89  

Binding Type: Compact Disc - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: May 2009


Listen to four stories about "Rosa and Her Family"

"A Chair for My Mother"
A Caldecott Honor Book

"Something Special for Me"

"Music, Music for Everyone "

"A Chair for Always "

plus "Cherries and Cherry Pits"

and An Interview with the AUthor

Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Fiction | Short Stories (single Author)
Dewey: FIC
Age Level: 5-8
Grade Level: Kindergarten-3
Physical Information: 0.4" H x 5.5" W x 4.9" (0.15 lbs)
Features: Ikids, Price on Product, Unabridged
Review Citations: School Library Journal 01/01/2010 pg. 56
Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.

Contributor Bio(s): Plimpton, Martha: -

Martha Plimpton has starred in the films The Goonies and 200 Cigarettes among numerous others. A strong supporter of the theater, she donates her time and efforts to the "52nd Street Project," a not-for-profit organization dedicated to matching inner-city children with professional theater artists to create original theater.

Williams, Vera B.: -

Vera B. Williams began her career in children's books by illustrating Hooray for Me!, written by Remy Charlip with Lilian Moore. Her beloved A Chair for My Mother won multiple awards, including a Caldecott Honor, and "More, More, More," Said the Baby also received a Caldecott Honor. Vera B. Williams was the recipient of the Jane Addams Children's Book Award; she was awarded the 2009 NSK Neustadt Prize for Children's Literature; and she was the US nominee for the Hans Christian Andersen Award in 2004. Vera B. Williams died on October 16, 2015, shortly before this book was completed.

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