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A New Coat for Anna
by Harriet Ziefert




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Illus. in full color. "A fresh and moving story of a mother's dedication to acquire a coat for her daughter in post-World War II hard times. Anna's mother decides to trade the few valuables she has left for wool and for the services of a spinner, a weaver, and a tailor. Lobel's pictures do a tremendous job of evoking the period. Insightful and informative, this may make children consider how precious the ordinary can become in times of turmoil."--(starred) Booklist.

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Overview

Illus. in full color. "A fresh and moving story of a mother's dedication to acquire a coat for her daughter in post-World War II hard times. Anna's mother decides to trade the few valuables she has left for wool and for the services of a spinner, a weaver, and a tailor. Lobel's pictures do a tremendous job of evoking the period. Insightful and informative, this may make children consider how precious the ordinary can become in times of turmoil."--(starred) Booklist.

 

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  • ISBN-13: 9780394898612
  • ISBN-10: 0394898613
  • Publisher: Dragonfly Books
  • Publish Date: May 1988
  • Page Count: 40
  • Reading Level: Ages 3-7
  • Dimensions: 9.95 x 7.86 x 0.17 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.33 pounds


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