A Chair for My Mother
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... show more
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.
Publish date: January 23rd 2007
Publisher: Greenwillow Books
Pages no: 32
Edition language: English
, Realistic Fiction
, Picture Books
Series: The Rosa Books (#1)
This is a story of a family displaced after an apartment fire, forced to live with her grandmother. The mother and daughter get a large jar to collect coins for a new chair. The young girl wants her mother to have a comfortable place to sit after being on her feet all day. After they have collected ...
Rosa and her family experiences a house fire and all of their possessions are destroyed. Their family saves money to buy a comfortable chair. This shows that the family is hard working and knows how to save their money. I would read this book to my students and teach them about the importance of sav...
a chair for my mother by vera b. williams about a little girl and how she goes to where her mom works at the diner. she has chores there and she saves her moneyfor a new chair for her mom. they have a huge container and are able to fill it up and he travel by bus to go find a chair for their mom and...
A family's possessions are destroyed by a fire. Family and community help with temporary housing and donated furniture. But the ladies long for a comfortable chair.