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A Chair for My Mother
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Greenwillow
Publication date August 1, 1984
Pages 32
Binding Paperback
Edition Rei rep
Book category Easy Fiction
ISBN-13 9780688040741
ISBN-10 0688040748
Dimensions 0.25 by 8.25 by 10.50 in.
Weight 0.40 lbs.
Original list price $6.99
Other format details juvenile
Summaries and Reviews
Summary
A child, her waitress mother, and her grandmother save dimes to buy a comfortable armchair after all their furniture is lost in a fire. A Caldecott Honor Book & ALA Notable Book. Reissue.
Editions
Hardcover
Book cover for 9780862031404
 
from Macrae Smith Co (June 1, 1983)
9780862031404 | details & prices | List price $10.00
About: After a fire destroys their home and possessions, Rose, her mother, and grandmother save and save until they can afford to buy one big, comfortable chair that all three of them can enjoy.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780688040741 Book cover for 9780688126124 Book cover for 9781931016032
 
Bilingual edition from Minnesota Humanities Commission (January 1, 2001)
9781931016032 | details & prices | 32 pages | 9.50 × 8.00 × 0.25 in. | 0.24 lbs | List price $6.95
About: A child, her waitress mother, and her grandmother save dimes to buy a comfortable armchair after all their furniture is lost in a fire.
Big edition from Mulberry Books (April 1, 1993)
9780688126124 | details & prices | 17.75 × 14.50 × 0.25 in. | Rec. grade levels 1-2 | 1.25 lbs | List price $21.95
About: A child, her waitress mother, and her grandmother save dimes to buy a comfortable armchair after all their furniture is lost in a fire.
Pap/cas edition from Listening Library (September 1, 1992)
9780807260319 | details & prices | 7.75 × 9.75 × 0.25 in. | Rec. grade levels 1-2 | 0.40 lbs | List price $17.00
About: A child, her waitress mother, and her grandmother save dimes to buy a comfortable armchair after all their furniture is lost in a fire.
Pap/cas edition from William Morrow Audio (June 1, 1991)
9780688084004 | details & prices | Rec. grade levels 1-2 | List price $7.95
About: A child, her waitress mother, and her grandmother save dimes to buy a comfortable armchair after all their furniture is lost in a fire.
Pap/cas edition from Amer School Pub (June 1, 1985); titled "Chair for My Mother"
9780676307269 | details & prices | 8.25 × 10.00 × 0.50 in. | 0.40 lbs | List price $24.15
About: After a fire destroys their home and possessions, Rose, her mother, and grandmother save and save until they can afford to buy one big, comfortable chair that all three of them can enjoy.
The price comparison is for this edition
Rei rep edition from Greenwillow (August 1, 1984)
9780688040741 | details & prices | 32 pages | 8.25 × 10.50 × 0.25 in. | Rec. grade levels 1-2 | 0.40 lbs | List price $6.99
About: A child, her waitress mother, and her grandmother save dimes to buy a comfortable armchair after all their furniture is lost in a fire.
Cassette/Spoken Word
from Amer School Pub (January 1, 1940); titled "Chair for My Mother"
9780676306866 | details & prices | 6.00 × 7.50 × 0.75 in. | 0.25 lbs | List price $20.80
About: After a fire destroys their home and possessions, Rose, her mother, and grandmother save and save until they can afford to buy one big, comfortable chair that all three of them can enjoy.
School and Library
Book cover for 9780688009144
 
from Greenwillow (October 1, 1982)
9780688009144 | details & prices | 32 pages | 10.50 × 8.50 × 0.25 in. | Rec. grade levels 1-2 | 0.90 lbs | List price $16.99
About: A child, her waitress mother, and her grandmother save dimes to buy a comfortable armchair after all their furniture is lost in a fire.
Library
Book cover for 9780688009151
 
from Greenwillow (October 1, 1982)
9780688009151 | details & prices | 32 pages | 10.25 × 8.50 × 0.25 in. | Rec. grade levels 1-2 | 0.90 lbs | List price $17.89
About: A child, her waitress mother, and her grandmother save dimes to buy a comfortable armchair after all their furniture is lost in a fire.
Reinforced
Book cover for 9780606024846
 
from Demco Media (August 1, 1984)
9780606024846 | details & prices | 8.25 × 10.00 × 0.50 in. | Rec. grade levels 1-2 | 0.65 lbs | List price $15.85
About: A child, her waitress mother, and her grandmother save dimes to buy a comfortable armchair after all their furniture is lost in a fire.

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