A New Coat for Anna
"A fresh and moving story of a mother's dedication to acquire a coat for her daughter in post WWII hard times. Anna's mother decides to trade the few valuables she has 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".--Booklist. ALA Notable Children's Book.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing
thrift store score I'm sure other reviews are more thorough. I certainly think it's a worthwhile book, and sort of enjoyable, worth 3.5 stars. But I just can't look at the cover picture (of the ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Whisper1 - LibraryThing
A small book, packing a lot of power. Set in post WWII, it is obvious that people are financially struggling. Anna lives with her father. While it isn't mentioned, the reader wonders if perhaps her ... Read full review