A Chair For My Mother and Other Stories

Written by:
Vera B. Williams
Narrated by:
Martha Plimpton

Unabridged Audiobook

Release Date
May 2009
1 hour 18 minutes
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

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