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by Harriet Ziefert

  • ISBN: 0394974263
  • Author: Harriet Ziefert
  • ePub ver: 1547 kb
  • Fb2 ver: 1547 kb
  • Rating: 4.6 of 5
  • Language: English
  • Pages: 30
  • Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers; Ex-library edition (October 12, 1986)
  • Formats: txt rtf mobi mbr
  • Category: Kids
  • Subcategory: Growing Up & Facts of Life
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Even though there is no money, Anna's mother finds a way to make Anna a badly needed winter coat. We’re dedicated to reader privacy so we never track you. We never accept ads. But we still need to pay for servers and staff. I know we could charge money, but then we couldn’t achieve our mission: a free online library for everyone. This is our day. Today.

A New Coat for Anna (Dragonfly Books). Anna is in need of a new coat so Anna's mother has to get inventive. With a few of her treasures we read how Anna's mother first approaches the farmer asking if he will trade some wool for a gold watch

A New Coat for Anna (Dragonfly Books). With a few of her treasures we read how Anna's mother first approaches the farmer asking if he will trade some wool for a gold watch. The farmer agrees but says that they will have to wait until next spring when the sheep are sheared so no quick fix for Anna for this winter. The story continues, with each person agreeing to trade and each one keeping his or her word. Finally Anna has her new red coat and loves it.

A New Coat for Anna book. This is a book that I read with Beautifully written, beautifully illustrated. A fresh and moving story of a mother's. Anita Lobel's illustrations reflect the time period wonderfully well and allow the young reader to follow along with Anna in the making of the coat.

Wonderful book, springboard for a lot of interesting discussions. Published by Thriftbooks. com User, 12 years ago. This is a sweet story about how a little girl gets a new coat during the difficult years after World War II. Her resourceful mother must trade some of her treasures to get the wool, the spinning, the weaving, and the sewing done for Anna's new coat. My daughter belongs to a FIAR (Five in a Row by Jane Claire Lambert) co-op of six 1st-2nd girls this year, and I hosted the co-op for this book.

A moving picture book, A New Coat for Anna follows Anna and her mother as they try to get Anna a new wool coat post-World War I. A New Coat for Anna (9780394898612) by Harriet Ziefert.

A moving picture book, A New Coat for Anna follows Anna and her mother as they try to get Anna a new wool coat post-World War II. Anna's mother goes through the village, trading her valuables for the services of a spinner, a weaver, and a tailor. With brilliant pictures that capture the aura of the era, as well as the colors that go into making something beautiful in a dark time, this heartwarming book will make children consider how precious the ordinary can be in times of difficulty.

Harriet Ziefert has written many children's books for HarperCollins including What's A Vacation? and When Will .

Harriet Ziefert has written many children's books for HarperCollins including What's A Vacation? and When Will Santa Come, both illustrated by Claire Schumacher, the Bear Boar Books, illustrated by Susan Baum, and Scooter's Christmas, illustrated by Rick Brown. Ms. Ziefert lives in New Jersey and Massachusetts. She is a Polish-American illustrator of children's books, including A New Coat for Anna, This Quiet Lady, Alison's Zinnia, and On Market Street, which won a Caldecott Honor for illustrations. One Lighthouse, One Moon, one of two books she created about her cat, Nini, is a New York Times Best Illustrated Book.

A fresh and moving story of a mother's dedication to acquire a coat for her daughter in post-World War II hard times

A fresh and moving story of a mother's dedication to acquire a coat for her daughter in post-World War II hard times. Anna's mother decides to trade the few valuables she has left 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. Insightful and informative, this may make children consider how precious the ordinary can become in times of turmoil. -(starred) "Booklist. For ages 0-5. Format Paperback 32 pages.

Title: A New Coat For Anna. Catalogue Number: 9780394898612. Missing Information?. Anna's motherdecides to trade the few valuables she has left for wool and for the servicesof a spinner, a weaver, and a tailor

Title: A New Coat For Anna. Anna's motherdecides to trade the few valuables she has left for wool and for the servicesof a spinner, a weaver, and a tailor. Lobel's pictures do a tremendous job ofevoking the period. Insightful and informative, this may make children considerhow precious the ordinary can become in times of turmoil.

Even though there is no money, Anna's mother finds a way to make Anna a badly needed winter coat.
Comments (7)

Sadaron above the Gods
A really lovely book. One of my favorite forms of indulgence is reading beautifully written (and, when applicable, illustrated) children's books. Like J.R.R. Tolkien, I dislike allegory (overt moralizing ruins what could be a good story, and is generally insulting to children, not to mention the rest of us), but I think that a good book, whether for children or adults, should have a message, and the more subtle the message, the better it comes across to the reader. A New Coat for Anna hits all my criteria for a good book right on the head. It never talks down to a child (and they pick up on that a LOT more than many adults think); it educates; it teaches patience, appreciation, love, and gratitude without ever being preachy; and it brings today's children to understand that there were times when necessary things were not to be had just by wanting them. I read children's books as much as I do "literature," and this is one that will stay on my bookshelf, to be dipped into when I feel my soul needs refreshing. I only wish my Mother had read it to me nearly sixty years ago, so I would have fond memories. But then, I wouldn't have had the later in life joy of discovering it.
Mr_Mole
This is a sweet story about how a little girl gets a new coat during the difficult years after World War II. Her resourceful mother must trade some of her treasures to get the wool, the spinning, the weaving, and the sewing done for Anna's new coat.

My daughter belongs to a FIAR (Five in a Row by Jane Claire Lambert) co-op of six 1st-2nd girls this year, and I hosted the co-op for this book. This book is featured in FIAR Volume 2, and the book has plenty of ideas for activities and discussions.

Using the FIAR book as a springboard, this is what we discussed/did:

1. WWII and how devastating it was. How difficult the aftermath of war is for ordinary people, no matter which side of the war they are on. Interestingly, we are not told where Anna and her mother live.

2. Sacrifice, how Anna's mother gave up her special treasures so that Anna would be warm, comfortable, and healthy in the winter with her new coat.

3. Sheep, how important they are to farmers in many countries because they provide milk, sheepskin, meat, and wool. Also discussed shearing. Activity: Made a spring sheep picture with a template I found on the Internet and cotton balls.

4. Measurement, metric versus U.S. Customary Unit. Activity: Measured items of their choosing in both US and metric units, and filled out a chart.

5. Dyes, how roots, nuts, and flowers were used for thousands of years to add color to clothing and make paints. Activity: Tie Dye tee shirts.

6. Bartering, its history, the problems with bartering and why it was generally replaced by money, but how Anna's mother was able to barter when she had no money.

7. Weaving, its history, some vocabulary, types of looms. Activity: Weaving on small looms I made out of foamcore. The kids wove with yarn, strips of fabric, and beads.

8. Vocabulary - clothesline, war, shear, porcelain, card, ligonberries, garnet, and weave.

This book is VERY similar to the book, "Pelle's New Suit" by Elsa Beskow, published in the 1920s, even down to the thanking of the lambs at the end! That book is also worth hunting down, the illustrations are just lovely. It could be a nice project to compare and contrast the two stories.
Qumenalu
Great book, very disappointing edition. See the bright red cover pictured? That's what I have from the public library. What I just got from Amazon is dim, dark maroon, both the background and Anna's coat. I have the two in front of me and it's like night and day. The light is sucked out of it, making it immensely less appealing. Unfortunately the color differences continue inside. All the wonderful illustrations are colder in tone, and it changes the feel of the book. The older edition was printed on creamy paper and the newer on dead white. That may have been enough to make the difference in the pictures, but it hardly seems so. This no longer seems like the great Christmas gift I was planning. Maybe the paperback edition is better, but I doubt it.
Zulurr
This is a lovely book. I had it as a child, and love sharing it with my children now. I tells the story of a little girl who needs a new coat in post-war Europe. She and her mother barter for the various items needed to make the coat, and it takes a full year. It teaches children the work that goes into make clothing, how important this new winter coat would be, and how proud Anna was when it was finally done. It shows children in a simple way how things were done in the past, and how far we are removed from that way of life today.
Centrizius
A perfect book to teach young learners about services and goods. The story follows the path from shearing the sheep, to spinning the wool, to dying the wool, to making the cloth, which is use to make the coat. It is a year long process and the author follows the journey while also telling a story of a family picking up the pieces after the war. A beautiful story that connects to economics for primary children.
Whatever
Fantastic book to use right before Christmas to launch into wants/needs, goods/services, scarcity and bartering/trading as a form of payment. I have used for the last 3 years to meet CC Social Studies standards for above mentioned areas in my first grade classroom. The kids really enjoy this story. It pairs well with The Ox-Cart Man and leads right into "The Legend of the Poinsettia", an adaptation by Tomie dePaola if you have accompanied it with videos on sheering, spinning and weaving.

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