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A chair for my mother / by Vera B. Williams.

Williams, Vera B. (Author). Williams, Vera B. (Illustrator). Greenwillow Books. (Publisher).
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Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Whiting PL - Whiting ++FIC WIL (Text) 51735011773941 Children's department Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0688040748
  • ISBN: 9780688040741
  • Physical Description: 32 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 37 x 46 cm
  • Edition: 1st Mulberry ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Greenwillow Books, 1988.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Art techniques used: Childlike watercolor in vivid hues.
Summary, etc.:
A child, her waitress mother, and her grandmother save dimes to buy a comfortable armchair after all their furniture is lost in a fire.
Awards Note:
Caldecott Honor Book, 1983.
Subject: Families > Juvenile fiction.
Single-parent families > Juvenile fiction.
Grandmothers > Juvenile fiction.
Saving and investment > Juvenile fiction.
Chairs > Juvenile fiction.
Fires > Juvenile fiction.
Generosity > Juvenile fiction.
Waitresses > Juvenile fiction.
Family life > Fiction.
Saving and investment > Fiction.
Chairs > Fiction.

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