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The Resource A chair for my mother : and other stories : Vera B. Williams audio collection, (sound recording)

A chair for my mother : and other stories : Vera B. Williams audio collection, (sound recording)

Label
A chair for my mother : and other stories : Vera B. Williams audio collection
Title
A chair for my mother
Title remainder
and other stories : Vera B. Williams audio collection
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Chair for my mother: A child, her waitress mother, and her grandmother save dimes to buy a comfortable armchair after all their furniture is lost in a fire
  • Something special for me: Rosa has difficulty choosing a special birthday present to buy with the coins her mother and grandmother have saved, until she hears a man playing beautiful music on an accordion
  • Music, music for everyone: Rosa plays her accordion with her friends in the Oak Street Band and earns money to help her mother with expenses while her grandmother is sick
  • Chair for always: Rosa is excited when her new cousin, Benji, is born, but when Grandma wants to remove a beloved armchair, Rosa puts her foot down and insists that the chair, just like Benji, is a member of the family
  • Cherries and cherry pits: Bidemmi draws pictures and tells stories about cherries
Accompanying matter
libretto or text
Cataloging source
NTG
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Williams, Vera B
Dewey number
[E]
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Intended audience
  • Ages 3-8
  • Grades preschool-3
LC call number
PZ7.W6685
LC item number
Cha 2009ab
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Performed by Martha Plimpton
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1970-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Plimpton, Martha
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Families
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Grandmothers
  • Grandparent and child
  • Chairs
  • Saving and investment
  • Gifts
  • Music
  • Bands (Music)
  • Infants
  • Cherry
  • Drawing
  • Family life
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Grandmothers
  • Grandparent and child
  • Chairs
  • Saving and investment
  • Gifts
  • Music
  • Bands (Music)
  • Babies
  • Cherry
  • Drawing
Target audience
primary
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
A chair for my mother : and other stories : Vera B. Williams audio collection, (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
  • Chair for my mother
  • Something special for me
  • Music, music for everyone
  • Chair for always
  • Cherries and cherry pits
  • Interview with the author
Control code
ocn325055042
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 sound disc (1 hr., 18 min., 40 sec.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780061761218
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
UACD 5776(1)
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System details
Compact disc
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
A chair for my mother : and other stories : Vera B. Williams audio collection, (sound recording)
Publication
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
  • Chair for my mother
  • Something special for me
  • Music, music for everyone
  • Chair for always
  • Cherries and cherry pits
  • Interview with the author
Control code
ocn325055042
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 sound disc (1 hr., 18 min., 40 sec.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780061761218
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
UACD 5776(1)
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System details
Compact disc
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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