|A little girl from Tennessee proudly wears the coat that her mother sewed together from rags, despite the teasing of her wealthier classmates, in a story based on Dolly Partons popular country music song. Reprint. *Author: Parton, Dolly/ Sutton, Judith (ILT) *Publication Date: 1996/02/01 *Binding Type: Paperback *Grade Level: 1-2 *Language: English *Depth: 0.25 *Width: 9.00 *Height: 11.00|
From the Publisher:
Winter is coming to Tennessee and there's no money to buy a new coat, so a little girl's mama sews one for her out of rags.The little girl wears it to school proudly, and when the other children laugh, she gives them a quick lesson about what it means to be rich.Judith Sutton's beautiful paintings bring one of Dolly Parton's best-loved songs to life. "The heartfelt verses are imbued with the same genuine, infectiously likeable spirit Parton herself projects."'Publishers Weekly.
A girl overcomes the teasing she gets from other kids about her patchwork coat and learns that riches come in many forms. This book is by the popular country singer, based on her own childhood in the Tennessee hills.