Mama, I'll Give You the Worldby Roni Schotter
Exquisite artwork and an exceptionally tender text showcase the special bond between a mother and her daughter. Every day after school, Luisa goes to Walter's World of Beauty to watch her mama work—cutting, coloring, and curling customers' hair. Before they go home, Mama puts her tip money in a special envelope for Luisa—for college. She wants to give Luisa the world! But Luisa has a plan of her own. For Mama's birthday, Luisa wants to give Mama the world. . . . This touching story of a loving child and a single, hard-working mother is sure to be a favorite of families everywhere.
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- Random House Children's Books
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- NOOK Book
- File size:
- 9 MB
- Age Range:
- 4 - 8 Years
Meet the Author
RONI SCHOTTER is the author of numerous books for children, including The Boy Who Loved Words, a Parents' Choice Gold Award Winner and Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Award Winner; Nothing Ever Happens on 90th Street, an NCTE Notable Trade Book in the Language Arts; F Is for Freedom, recipient of the Washington Irving Award; Hanukkah!, winner of the National Jewish Book Award; Captain Bob Takes Flight; and Captain Bob Sets Sail.
S. SAELIG GALLAGHER is the illustrator of numerous books for children, including Moonhorse by Mary Pope Osborne; The Selfish Giant, a fairy tale written by Oscar Wilde; The Firework-Maker's Daughter by Phillip Pullman; and Blue Willow by Pam Conrad.
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I love this book! It teaches so much about hard work, and racial inclusion without being preachy or critical of others. The illustrations are wonderfully done with the artist being careful to give expression to each and all of the faces. It is beautifully done, and should be in every library!
I'd like to highly recommend books by Roni Schotter, especially--DOO-WOP POP, THE HOUSE OF JOYFUL LIVING and MAMA, I'LL GIVE YOU THE WORLD. Roni Schotter is the author of NOTHING EVER HAPPENS ON 90TH STREET, used a lot in schools to model writing, and of THE BOY WHO LOVED WORDS which won the Parents Choice Award.