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The Rag Coat [Hardcover]

By Lauren A. Mills, Dominik Perler (Editor), Will Simpson (Contributor), Tim Perkins (Contributor), John Parry (Editor), M. H. Offord, Eric Kingson & Kevin Nowlan
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Pages   32
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 0.25" Width: 8.25" Height: 10.25"
Weight:   0.8 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   Sep 3, 1991
Publisher   Little, Brown Young Readers
Age  4-8
ISBN  0316574074  
EAN  9780316574075  

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Item Description...
Minna proudly wears her new coat made of clothing scraps to school, where the other children laugh at her until she tells them the stories behind the scraps.

Publishers Description
Before Minna can go to school, she needs a winter coat. The Quilting Mothers offer to make her a coat from scraps of quilting cloth, and Minna carefully chooses the pieces that have the best stories behind them. When the new coat is ready, Minna proudly wears it to school, only to be faced with her classmates' jeers of "Rag-Coat Rag-Coat " But it is Minna's coat with its stories and memories, and Minna's own thoughtful part in its creation, that allow her to bring friendship to Sharing Day, making her coat the warmest one of all.

Now celebrating its tenth year of publication, Lauren Mills's sensitive and evocative story of Appalachia has been chosen time and time again as a favorite picture book by children nationwide and continues to charm readers of all ages.

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More About Lauren A. Mills, Dominik Perler, Will Simpson, Tim Perkins, John Parry, M. H. Offord, Eric Kingson & Kevin Nowlan

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Lauren Mills has won acclaim both as an author/illustrator and as a sculptor. Her work has been exhibited in museums and galleries across the country and her books have won awards including the Golden Kite Best Book Award and the Charlotte Award. The Rag Coat has also been performed as a ballet by the University of Utah.

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The Rag Coat  Feb 22, 2007
The Rag Coat

The Rag Coat is a story about a young girl with hope who has always helped others and needs the favor returned. This story will have you counting your blessings. And the young girl is full of hope, and when you are done reading you will be too.

Detailed and colorful pictures are on every page you turn. For example, the cover with the coat shows how much details are in each fragment. This is a great story to read a loud in groups or just at home on the couch. It's especially on a cold winter night! The story makes you feel like someone is actually telling you. This book proves how hard times can bring people and families together. All of the quilting moms take time to help after the death of a loved person.
The Rag Coat is a great story to read aloud; as you flip through the pages, you see detailed and colorful pictures. This book proves how hard times bring people together. The main character Minna really brings the story to life!
Heartwarming story to share   Nov 12, 2006
I bought copies of this book for my two granddaughters and one for me too. That way we can read together over the phone. This story is so very special, well written with beautiful pictures. Both girls, ages 11 and 7 loved it, and so did grandma. This one is a keeper for sure!
Incredible Book!  Feb 22, 2006
I bought this book for my 6 year old son. We absolutely love this book. It is such a sweet story. It teaches an important lesson as well. If you want to teach your child to be compassionate towards others, then this story is a great way to begin.
A touching tale  Jul 16, 2005
Like some other reviewers, I cried as I read this book to my children. It is a touching tale of an 8 year old girl Minna who is coping with her father's death, trying to help her mom to overcome their poverty and dealing with humiliation of poverty. My daughter (8) said it is sad story with a happy ending - and it is true. The simple message "people only need people" stays in every heart long after you have finished reading the book.
A Must Have...  Sep 10, 2004
Every library must have a copy of this book. It teaches children what is really important in life. People only need people and nothing else.

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