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FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. 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.
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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.Review:
"Rosa organizes her friends into the Oak Street Band in order to earn money her family needs because of her Grandma's illness....Community, family and personal triumphs converge, making unforgettable music for everyone." --School Library Journal.
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Book Description Turtleback Books, 1988. School & Library Binding. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110833513745
Book Description Turtleback Books. SCHOOL & LIBRARY BINDING. Condition: New. 0833513745 New Condition. Seller Inventory # NEW7.0437937
Book Description Turtleback Books, 1988. Condition: New. Vera B. Williams (illustrator). book. Seller Inventory # M0833513745