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!!> Read ➸ Minnas Patchwork Coat ➻ Author Lauren A. Mills – Reptileclassifieds.us

Minnas Patchwork Coat In This Charming Historical Novel, Acclaimed Artist Lauren A Mills Reimagines Her Beloved Picture Book, The Rag Coat, With Fifty Delicate Pencil Illustrations And An Expanded Story About A Resilient Little Girl, Her Patchwork Coat, And How The Two Bring A Community Together Minna And Her Family Don T Have Much In Their Small Appalachian Cabin, But People Only Need People, Papa Always Reminds Her Unable To Afford A Winter Coat To Wear To School, She S Forced To Use An Old Feed Sack To Keep Her Warm Then Papa S Terrible Cough From Working In The Coal Mines Takes Him Away Forever, And Minna Has A Hard Time Believing That Anything Will Be Right Againuntil Her Neighbors Work Tirelessly To Create A Coat For Her Out Of Old Fabric Scraps Now Minna Must Show Her Teasing Classmates That Her Coat Is Than Just Rags It S A Collection Of Their Own Cherished Memories, Each With A Story To Share.

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  1. says:

    For decades, readers have cherished author illustrator Mills s award winning picture book The Rag Coat so much that they wantedfinally, Mills has obliged In the early 1900s, Minna s impoverished Appalachian family can t afford a winter coat for her, meaning she can t go to school and is an outcast among the other children When, after tragedy, the sewing mothers of the community come together to quilt a coat for her out of scraps from their own children s favorite old possessions, Minna f For decades, readers have cherished author illustrator Mills s award winning picture book The Rag Coat so much that they wantedfinally, Mills has obliged In the early 1900s, Minna s impoverished Appalachian family can t afford a winter coat for her, meaning she can t go to school and is an outcast among the other children When, after tragedy, the sewing mothers of the community come together to quilt a coat for her out of scraps from their own children s favorite old possessions, Minna faces an interesting dilemma She loves the children from their mothers stories, and has trouble reconciling the meanness they display towards her and the prejudice some display towards her biracial friend with their secret selves This nuanced story about bullying has instant classic appeal stemming from the setting s rustic charm, the goodness of the characters, Mills s deft and humorous wordplay, and of course the...


  2. says:

    Everything about this book is wonderful the illustrations, the writing, the characters, the history, the sadness, wisdom, and humor The themes are timeless Do girls still have a tendency to gang up on each other and be mean Do kids still struggle with a parent s death Do kids still struggle with poverty Do older sisters still take care of a younger sibling Does racial tension still exist in this world Do kids still love something that was specially handmade that other kids like to make f Everything about this book is wonderful the illustrations, the writing, the characters, the history, the sadness, wisdom, and humor The themes are timeless Do girls still have a tendency to gang up on each other and be mean Do kids...


  3. says:

    Minna s Patchwork Coat demonstrates Lauren Mills amazingly diverse creative talents as both author and illustrator From her wonderful story with a positive caring message to her stunningly beautiful cover painting to her beautifully sensitive interi...


  4. says:

    My daughter and I read the picture book version of this story, about 5 years ago It had a beautiful message She recently came across this chapter book story, by the same author, and shared it with me Again, the messages it relays are quite inspiring Even though it takes place many ye...


  5. says:

    This is full of SO many wonderful lessons This would make a great read a loud to your children I loved the children s picture book as a child called the Rag Coat.


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    Treat yourself to this book, especially if you are a teacher, or were once a child in a house of modest means but much love December 16, 2015By Anne L LarsenThis review is from Minna s Patchwork Coat Hardcover I read my mother s copy of this book and have been following its evolution through the author s posts on social media I hope to receive this book for Christmas I share Ms Mills fondness for the Dolly Parton song Coat of Many Colors and I am delighted that Mills chose to develop b Treat yourself to this book, especially if you are a teacher, or were once a child in a house of modest means but much love December 16, 2015By Anne L LarsenThis review is from Minna s Patchwork Coat Hardcover I read my mother s copy of this book and have been following its evolution through the author s posts on social media I hope to receive this book for Christmas I share Ms Mills fondness for the Dolly Parton song Coat of Many Colors and I am delighted that Mills chose to develop backstory for this musical vignette In particular, I love the way she has stitched the human need for stories our own and everyone else s into the fabric of Minna s coat She is wearing her entire community, and the knowledge that even some of the bullies and creeps have their wounds and s...


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    3.5 stars This review is also available on my blog, Read Till Dawn.First, let me just say that I debated about putting that teaser at the top of the page The story isn t plotted out at all the way it suggests, and it isn t actually until the end of the book that Minna actually takes her patchwork coat to school.Marketing quibbles aside, though, let s talk story I thought this was a really cool one, because it took something I knew very little about life in the Appalachians , and turned it in 3.5 stars This review is also available on my blog, Read Till Dawn.First, let me just say that I debated about putting that teaser at the top of the page The story isn t plotted out at all the way it suggests, and it isn t actually until the end of the book that Minna actually takes her patchwork coat to school.Marketing quibbles aside, though, let s talk story I thought this was a really cool one, because it took something I knew very little abo...


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    Mills, L A 2015 Minna s patchwork coat New York, NY Little, Brown and CompanySummary Minna is a seven year old girl living in cabin on the edge of town with her mama, papa, and younger brother Clemmie Minna wants so badly to go to school, but doesn t have a coat to keep her warm Her family doesn t have that much money and often times barters with neighbors or sells crops to get the things they need After making a deal with Aunt Nora, a Cherokee woman, Minna begins to learn about plant Mills, L A 2015 Minna s patchwork coat New York, NY Little, Brown and CompanySummary Minna is a seven year old girl living in cabin on the edge of town with her mama, papa, and younger brother Clemmie Minna wants so badly to go to school, but doesn t have a coat to keep her warm Her family doesn t have that much money and often times barters with neighbors or sells crops to get the things they need After making a deal with Aunt Nora, a Cherokee woman, Minna begi...


  9. says:

    ARC from KidlitconMinna s family is struggling to make ends meet in early 1900s Appalachia Her father is suffering from black lung disease, so her mother sells patchwork quilts to keep the family fed Minna is not able to go to school because she lacks proper clothing, although her mother has taught her to read She watches her younger brother and is learning about herbal treatments from the local wise woman, Aunt Nora, who is part Cherokee Aunt Nora s grandson, Lester, is not allowed to go to ARC from KidlitconMinna s family is struggling to make ends meet in early 1900s Appalachia Her father is suffering from black lung disease, so her mother sells patchwork quilts to keep the family fed Minna is not able to go to school because she lacks proper clothing, although her mother has taught her to read She watches her younger brother and is learning about herbal treatments from the local wise woman, Aunt Nora, who is part Cherokee Au...


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    Minna s Patchwork Coat is a richly textured Appalachian story with many layers and a charming narrative The plot is engaging Sadly Minna s father passes, but his spirit and memories help ease her grief In order to earn money for the family, her mama joins the Quilting Mothers to stitch beautiful quilts to sell in the larger cities When the mothers work on a colorful pattern called Joseph s Coat of Many Colors, Minna longs for such a beautiful coat so she can go to school The mothers work ti Minna s Patchwork Coat is a richly textured Appalachian story with many layers and a charming narrative The plot is engaging Sadly Minna s father passes, but his spirit and memories help ease her grief In order to earn money for the family, her mama joins the Quilting Mothers to stitch beautiful quilts to sell in the larger cities When the mothers work on a colorful pattern called Joseph s Coat of Many Colors, Minna longs for such a beautiful coat so she can go to school The mothers work tirelessly to create a quilted coat out of old fabric scraps Minna picks the scraps which carry a story about many of the students at school who tease her Hearing their mothers share their stories helps Minna get to kno...

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