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Coat of Many Colors

Title

Coat of Many Colors

Authors

Dolly Parton

Illustrator

Brooke Boynton Hughes

Publisher

Penguin Young Reader Groups

Pages

32 pages

Publication Year

2016

ISBN

9780451532374

Genre

realism

Topic

Family Relationships; Poverty; living in poverty; poor

Annotation

A poor girl delights in her coat of many colors, made by her mother from rags, because despite the ridicule of the other children she knows the coat was made with love.

Grade Level

PK-1; K-3

Family Formation

mother and father

Main Character

girl

Diversity Impact

direct

Race/Ethnicities

White

Keywords

clothes and dress; mothers and daughters; country music; stories in rhyme

Item Type

Fiction

Format

picturebook

Coat of Many Colors

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