Thursday, August 1, 2013

The Rag Coat

Storybook Quilts
The Rag Coat
Lauren Mills

Synopsis: A heartwarming story of a poor Appalachian girl who can't go to school for want of a coat. Her mother's friends each contribute leftover fabrics from their scrap bags, and make Minna a beautiful coat of many colors. However when she proudly wears her new coat to school, she is unpleasantly surprised by the reception.

Discussion Topics: Poverty; tolerance; kindess; generosity; recycling

Additional Resources: Crazy Quilt Info & Coloring Page

Made by: Susi Looney