The Rag Coat

Picture Books | September 3, 1991

byLauren MillsAs told byLauren Mills

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With paintings that capture all the beauty of Appalachia in authentic detail, this tender story about a resourceful mountain girl's special coat will touchreaders with its affirming message of love and friendship.

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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

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With paintings that capture all the beauty of Appalachia in authentic detail, this tender story about a resourceful mountain girl's special coat will touchreaders with its affirming message of love and friendship.

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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Format:Picture BooksDimensions:32 pages, 10.25 × 8.38 × 0.38 inPublished:September 3, 1991Publisher:Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0316574074

ISBN - 13:9780316574075

Appropriate for ages: 4

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Rag Coat This is a very touching story, with a super message. I think this book is suitable for people of all ages; it was read to me by a professor in a university level course. As a training teacher, I would highly recommend it.
Date published: 2000-10-25

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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