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Mama Zooms by Jane Cowen-Fletcher

Mama Zooms (edition 1995)

by Jane Cowen-Fletcher

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Title:Mama Zooms
Authors:Jane Cowen-Fletcher
Info:Scholastic (1995), Paperback, 32 pages
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Tags:Family, Fiction, Disabilities

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Mama Zooms by Jane Cowen-Fletcher



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Jane Cowen-Fletcher's book is about a mother who is in a wheelchair. This story follows a boys point of view of how he sees his and his mothers adventures while riding on her lap. This is a good book for children to see how different people get around. ( )
  jallen9306 | Feb 17, 2017 |
discusses what a little boy and his mom (who is in a wheelchair) do together. (they pretend to be a train in a tunnel)
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  TUCC | Oct 10, 2016 |
The best thing about this book is that it's just a great story about a mother and a son sharing time together. Everyone can enjoy it, whether or not they use a wheelchair or know someone with a disability. The art is so joyful, lovely, and evocative of the child's imagination. And it's based on a real family! ( )
  Cheryl_in_CC_NV | Jun 6, 2016 |
"Mama Zooms" is the story of a little boy who enjoys riding around with his mom in her wheelchair. The little boy refers to the wheelchair and the "zooming machine." Throughout the story, we read about the different things the boy imagines as he is riding around with his mom in her wheelchair. He imagines he is riding a racehorse zooming across the lawn, they zoom across a bridge as if he was in an airplane, they zoom across the boardwalk and she's the wave. This little boy makes the best of the situation he is in and loves riding around with his mom. I'm sure the mom feels so blessed to have a child that uses her disability as a way to grow closer together and bond together. I loved the author's note at the end. Jane Cowen-Fletcher wrote this book inspired by her sister, Paula, who was a wheelchair mom. I think Paula was very appreciative of her sister writing her first book about her and her disability. ( )
  lcrosby | Mar 16, 2016 |
Mama Zooms is the story of a boy who enjoys riding around with his mother in her wheelchair. The boy imagines the wheelchair being different things like a racehorse when they zoom across the lawn, a ship at sea when they zoom through a puddle, a race car when they zoom down a sidewalk, an airplane when they zoom across a bridge, a train when they zoom through a dark hall, a buckboard wagon when they zoom over a bumpy road, and a wave when they zoom across the boardwalk. The boy says his mother’s arms are very strong from zooming everywhere. When they come to steep hills, the boy and his father push the mother’s wheelchair up. When it’s bedtime, the mother becomes just the boy’s mother and that is how he likes her best. ( )
  mwinningkoff | Mar 14, 2016 |
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A small boy, with the aid of his energetic mother, her wheelchair ""zooming machine,"" and a bit of imagination, pretends that he is on a train, a spaceship, and more. Reprint. PW. SLJ.

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A boy's wonderful mama takes him zooming everywhere with her, because her wheelchair is a zooming machine.

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