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Something Special for Me

Something Special for Me

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The money jar that Rosa, Mama, and Grandma filled with their coins will be emptied to buy Rosa whatever she wants for her birthday. But what can Rosa choose that's special enough--unless it's a gift they can all enjoy!

A beautiful celebration of family and the joy of togetherness--a companion book to the beloved Caldecott Honor picture book A Chair for My Mother.

A sensitive depiction of a warm and loving family. A visual and emotional treat. --School Library Journal

Vera B. Williams's beloved picture book favorites include:

    More More More, Said the BabyAmber Was Brave, Essie Was SmartA Chair for AlwaysA Chair for My MotherCherries and Cherry PitsMusic, Music for EveryoneSomething Special for MeStringbean's Trip to the Shining SeaThree Days on a River in a Red Canoe

Author: Vera B. Williams
Publisher: Greenwillow Books
Published: 09/29/1986
Pages: 32
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 0.29lbs
Size: 8.06h x 9.56w x 0.13d
ISBN: 9780688065263

Accelerated Reader:
Reading Level: 3.7
Point Value: 0.5
Interest Level: Lower Grade
Quiz #/Name: 18401 / Something Special for Me

Review Citation(s):
Publishers Weekly 11/28/1986

About the Author
Williams, Vera B.: -

Vera B. Williams began her career in children's books by illustrating Hooray for Me!, written by Remy Charlip with Lilian Moore. Her beloved A Chair for My Mother won multiple awards, including a Caldecott Honor, and "More, More, More," Said the Baby also received a Caldecott Honor. Vera B. Williams was the recipient of the Jane Addams Children's Book Award; she was awarded the 2009 NSK Neustadt Prize for Children's Literature; and she was the US nominee for the Hans Christian Andersen Award in 2004. Vera B. Williams died on October 16, 2015, shortly before this book was completed.

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