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Contributor(s): Williams, Vera B.

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ISBN: 0688040748     ISBN-13: 9780688040741
Publisher: Greenwillow
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Binding Type: Paperback - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: August 1984

Annotation: After a fire destroys their home and possessions, Rosa, her mother, and her grandmother save their money to buy a big comfortable chair that they can all enjoy. Suffused with warmth and tenderness, "A Chair for My Mother" celebrates family love and determination.
Additional Information
Library of Congress Subjects:
Family life; Fiction.
Saving and investment; Fiction.
Chairs; Fiction.
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | Family | Parents
- Juvenile Fiction | Social Issues | Values & Virtues
- Juvenile Fiction | Social Issues | Emotions & Feelings
Dewey: [E]
LCCN: 81007010
Academic/Grade Level: Kindergarten, Ages 5-6
Book type: Easy Fiction
Physical Information: 10.50" H x 8.25" W x 0.25" (0.40 lbs) 32 pages
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 9761
Reading Level: 3.4   Interest Level: Lower Grades   Point Value: 0.5
Scholastic Reading Counts Info
Quiz #: Q02012
Reading Level: 3.8   Interest Level: Grades 3-5   Point Value: 2.0
Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.
Publisher Description:
After a fire destroys their home and possessions, Rosa, her mother, and grandmother save and save until they can afford to buy one big, comfortable chair that all three of them can enjoy.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 superbly conceived picture book expressing the joyful spirit of a loving family."--Horn Book.

Reviewed by School Library Journal Reviews (SLJ Reviews 2017 February)


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