The Definitive Guide to

The Rag Coat

Written and illustrated by Lauren A. Mills
1234567
6.13
- Bookroo Rating
Goodreads Rating - 4.3 / 5.0
$18.99
List Price
6-9
Target Age
32
Pages
Picture
Book Type

What's The Rag Coat About

Publisher Summary

With paintings that capture all the beauty of Appalachia in authentic detail, this tender story about a resourceful mountain girl’s special coat will touchreaders with its affirming message of love and friendship.

What Kind of Book is The Rag Coat

Trusted Reviews & Ratings

Grammy
English Degree, Former SAHM, Grammy Extraordinare
1234567
6.0

This is a beautiful book. It tells a simple, truthful story hitting on the difficult topics of grief and poverty. The sensitive language and muted illustrations convey respect. I love the natural way this story teaches lessons on love and respect, generosity, community, and kindness.

B is for Bookworm
Human Development Degree, Book-loving aunt
1234567
6.25

Absolutely heartwarming. A poor little girl isn’t able to go to school because her help is needed at home. When she’s finally about to go, she can’t because she doesn’t have a coat. After dealing with her father’s death, all the neighborhood women gather together to make her dream coat, just like Joseph’s colorful one. It’s made of scraps that each tell a story and hold a memory, and when it’s finished, she shares how special it is with her friends as they admire their own pieces in the coat.

Book Lists That Include The Rag Coat

Book Lists › 2019 Picture Book Summer Reading List
100 Picture Children's Books to Read This Summer of 2019
Book Lists › bullying
Best Children's Books About Bullying
Book Lists › friendship
Favorite Children's Books About Friendship
Kids Book Club
Monthly. Curated. Delivered.
Get Started
As low as $16.95 / mo

Who Wrote The Rag Coat

author & illustrator
Lauren A. Mills

Lauren A. Mills has won acclaim as an author and illustrator. Her awards for childrens’ books include: the Society of Childrens’ Book Writers and Illustrators’ Golden Kite Award for Best Picture book for her story, Fairy Wings, which she co-illustrated with her husband, Dennis Nolan. The Rag Coat, a story both written and illustrated by Mills won New York State’s Charlotte Award for best picture book and Tatterhood and the Hobgoblins won the New England Design Award. Mills’ work has exhibited in galleries and museums across the US including at the National Museum of Women in the Arts, where she was the keynote speaker, Lyman Allen Art Museum, Radcliffe College, Barnum Museum, and the Lyme Academy of Fine Art

View Author

What Has Lauren A. Mills Said About The Rag Coat

Nothing yet! 🤷 You should let Lauren A. Mills know that we want more details from them about The Rag Coat!

More Books From These Creatives

Santa Claus · toys · Christmas · holidays
The Untold Story of Father Christmas

Books You Might Enjoy If You Liked The Rag Coat

To the Sea book
6.7
making friends · kindness · problem solving · friendship · being nice · hard work · loneliness
To the Sea
Hop Along Boo, Time for Bed book
6.5
bedtime · getting ready for bed · stuffed animal friends
Hop Along Boo, Time for Bed
Koalas Eat Gum Leaves book
6.5
picture book
Koalas Eat Gum Leaves
Hello, Mr. Dodo! book
6.5
picture book
Hello, Mr. Dodo!
The Grizzly Bear Who Lost His GRRRRR! book
6.4
friendship · animals · honesty · bears · teamwork · bullying · making friends · losing
The Grizzly Bear Who Lost His GRRRRR!
The Pout-Pout Fish book
6.4
self-discovery · the ocean · humor · choosing cheeriness
The Pout-Pout Fish
Stone Soup book
6.3
teamwork · cooking
Stone Soup
Dough Knights and Dragons book
6.3
dragons · baking · friendship · problem solving · activism
Dough Knights and Dragons

Book Details

ISBN 10:
0316574074
ISBN 13:
9780316574075
Publication Date:
September 3, 1991