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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

Publication Year

2016

ISBN

9780451532374

Pages

32 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picturebook

Item Type

Fiction

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

Topic

Family Relationships; Poverty; living in poverty; poor

Main Character

girl

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

mother and father

Keywords

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

Diversity Impact

direct

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