A Chair for My Mother
A Chair for My Mother
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A Chair for My Mother

Written and illustrated by Vera B. Williams
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4 - 8
Reading age
32
Page count
33
Words per page
~511L
Lexile measure
Aug 1, 1984
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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.

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Book Details

ISBN
9780688040741
Publication Date
August 1, 1984
Publisher
HarperCollins Publishers
Page Count
32
Words Per Page
33
Audience
Picture
Reading Age
4 - 8 years
Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
81007010
WorldCat Number (OCLC)
34620642
Est. Lexile® Level
~511L
Est. Fountas & Pinnell Level
~N
ATOS® Book Level
3.4
Accelerated Reader® Points
0.5
Accelerated Reader Quiz
9761
Accelerated Reader Interest Level
LG

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