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 - 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
Good book!User Review - SueD - Christianbook.com
This is a well written story about the hardships faced after war and the determination of one mother to supply her child with all she needs. It leads to much discussion with your child after reading ... Read full review