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A Chair for My Mother 25th Anniversary Edition

By Vera B. Williams, Illustrated by Vera B. Williams

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

  • Grade level: 2
  • Interest Level: P-3
  • Guided Reading Level: M
  • Publisher: HarperCollins
  • Imprint: Greenwillow Books
  • Format: Paperback
  • On Sale: 11/30/-0001
  • ISBN: 9780688040741
  • ISBN 10: 0688040748
  • ISBN 13: 9780688040741
  • Pages: 32
  • Subcategory:
  • Juvenile Fiction / Family / General
  • Juvenile Fiction / Family / Multigenerational
  • Juvenile Fiction / Social Issues / Emotions & Feelings

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COMMON CORE STRANDS

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.2.1,2,3,4,5,6,7,10
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.2.3,4,4a,4c
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.2.1,1a,1b,2,4,6
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.2.3,5,5a
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