Minna's Patchwork Coat

Minna's Patchwork Coat

Book - 2015
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In the poverty of the Appalachian coal country in 1908, eight-year-old Minna's life gets even more difficult after her father dies of black lung, and that winter she cannot go to school because she does not have a coat--until the quilting mothers make her a coat using pieces of cloth from their own lives, each with a special story behind it.
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2015
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9780316406215
Characteristics: 268 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Call Number: J MILLS, L


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A charming historical novel about a little girl and her patchwork coat, and how the two bring a community together.

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