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A chair for my mother : and other stories : Vera B. Williams audio collection.

Williams, Vera B. (Author). Plimpton, Martha, 1970- (Narrator). Harper Audio (Firm) (Added Author).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library J AUD CD WIL (1 CD) (Text) 39206020316962 J Audiobook Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780061761218
  • ISBN: 0061761214
  • Physical Description: 1 audio disc (1 hr., 18 min., 40 sec.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: New York : Harper Audio, [2009]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Compact disc.
"Five unabridged books"--Container.
Formatted Contents Note:
Chair for my mother -- Something special for me -- Music, music for everyone -- Chair for always -- Cherries and cherry pits -- Interview with the author.
Participant or Performer Note:
Performed by Martha Plimpton.
Summary, etc.:
Chair for my mother: A child, her waitress mother, and her grandmother save dimes to buy a comfortable armchair after all their furniture is lost in a fire.
Something special for me: Rosa has difficulty choosing a special birthday present to buy with the coins her mother and grandmother have saved, until she hears a man playing beautiful music on an accordion.
Music, music for everyone: Rosa plays her accordion with her friends in the Oak Street Band and earns money to help her mother with expenses while her grandmother is sick.
Chair for always: Rosa is excited when her new cousin, Benji, is born, but when Grandma wants to remove a beloved armchair, Rosa puts her foot down and insists that the chair, just like Benji, is a member of the family.
Cherries and cherry pits: Bidemmi draws pictures and tells stories about cherries.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 3-8.
Grades preschool-3.
Subject: Audio CDs.
Families > Juvenile fiction.
Mothers and daughters > Juvenile fiction.
Grandmothers > Juvenile fiction.
Grandparent and child > Juvenile fiction.
Chairs > Juvenile fiction.
Saving and investment > Juvenile fiction.
Gifts > Juvenile fiction.
Music > Juvenile fiction.
Bands (Music) > Juvenile fiction.
Infants > Juvenile fiction.
Cherry > Juvenile fiction.
Drawing > Juvenile fiction.
Family life > Fiction.
Mothers and daughters > Fiction.
Grandmothers > Fiction.
Grandparent and child > Fiction.
Chairs > Fiction.
Saving and investment > Fiction.
Gifts > Fiction.
Music > Fiction.
Bands (Music) > Fiction.
Babies > Fiction.
Cherry > Fiction.
Drawing > Fiction.
Genre: Audiobooks.
Children's audiobooks.

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