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Minarik, Else Holmelund.

Summary: Little Bear hears about his grandfather's exploits as a sea captain when they are cleaning out the attic together.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2010

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Le, Minh

Summary: A boy and his grandfather cross a language and cultural barrier using their shared love of art, storytelling, and fantasy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney-Hyperion 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE LE

Garbutt, Loretta

Summary: "A sensitive portrayal of loss and grief, told through a grandchild's inheritance of a stopwatch that belonged to Grampa. In this touching debut picture book about the loss of a beloved grandfather, author Loretta Garbutt explores the stages of grief with a delicate hand. The story opens with our narrator inheriting a stopwatch. For the grandchild, the object carries many cherished memories....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kids Can Press 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE GAR

Ryan, Pam Munoz

Summary: "Maximiliano Cordoba loves stories, especially the legend Buelo tells him about a mythical gatekeeper who can guide brave travelers on a journey into tomorrow. If Max could see tomorrow, he would know if he will make Santa Maria's celebrated futbol team and whether he'll ever meet his mother, who disappeared when he was a baby. He longs to know more about her, but Papa won't talk. So when Max...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J PA FIC RYA

Ryan, Pam Munoz

Summary: Twelve-year-old Max, who loves the legend Buelo tells him about a mythical gatekeeper who can guide brave travelers on a journey into tomorrow, sets out on a dangerous quest to discover if he is true of heart and what the future holds, armed with a treasured compass, a mysterious stone rubbing, and Buelo's legend as his only guides.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC RYA

Howard, Ryan

Summary: A new chapter book series from Major League Baseball's 2006 National League MVP, Ryan Howard! Every day when Little Rhino comes home from school, he finishes his homework, grabs his bat, his glove, and runs outside to meet Grandpa James. They always practice catching and hitting in the backyard. Playing baseball with grandfather is Little Rhino's favorite thing to do, especially when he...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2015

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED HOW

Fujiwara, Kiyo.

Summary: "Sachie Wakamura just lost her mother, and her estranged grandfather has shown up to take care of her. The only problem is that Grandpa is the head of a yakuzu gang! Sachie tries to continue living her normal life, but she can't run far since Rakuto, on of the most popular guys in school, is part of her grandfather's gang and her new protector. Soon Sachie finds herself falling for her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viz Media 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 WIL

Maddox, Jake

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: Worried sick about his baby brother's operation, twelve-year-old Dominic does not really feel much like playing soccer, so he just messes around on the field during practice--but when his grandfather teaches him some moves he starts to take an interest, and sets out to win the trust of his coach and teammates.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC MAD

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Maddox 2015

Lewis, Axel

Summary: The fourth leg of the robot races requires Jimmy and the other contestants to navigate a route through the Sahara Desert--without a navigation system.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Stone Arch Books 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC LEW

Young, Judy

Summary: In 1572 Beijing, when a nine-year-old boy is named Emperor of China, Hu Wan offers the gift of a cricket cage carved from a gourd he and his grandfather grew.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE YOU

Thong, Roseanne

Summary: Grandpa Tu is famous for his special noodles, and as the emperor's birthday approaches, he encourages his granddaughter, Mei, to find her own noodle magic.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orchard Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE THO

Lewis, Axel

Summary: Jimmy Roberts and his robot, Maverick, are ready for the next stage of the robot races which will go through the Amazon rain forest, but his enemy Horace Pelly is equally determined to win--and he does not care how he does it.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Stone Arch Books 2013

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Holm, Jennifer L.

Summary: When thirteen-year-old Ellie's Grandpa Melvin, a world-renowned scientist in the body of a fourteen-year-old boy, comes for an extended visit, he teaches her that experimenting--and failing--is part of life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC HOL

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC HOL

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC HOL

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION HOL

Colfer, Eoin.

Summary: Every Saturday, while helping polish the lens of the lighthouse his grandfather tends, nine-year-old Will tells a tale he hopes will top Grandad's, but Grandad always wins until Dad reminds Will of a long-forgotten escapade with his brother.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion Books for Children 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED COL

Schachte, Kylie

Summary: Flora Calhoun has a reputation for sticking her nose where it doesn't belong-- like stumbling upon a classmate's body years ago. When she gets a midnight call from Ava, who had ignited Flora's heart last summer, she arrives just in time to witness Ava bleed out in a dark alley. Now Flora is set on a path of rage and vengeance for all the dead girls whose killer is never found. She begins...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: JIMMY Patterson Books /Little, Brown 2020

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC SCH

Atinuke

Summary: Anna Hibiscus has worries. Double and Trouble can't stay out of trouble, and it's Anna Hibiscus who gets the blame! And Grandfather is sleeping all the time. Will he get better? What can Anna Hibiscus do?--Cover [page 4].

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kane Miller, A Division of EDC Publishing 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED ATI

Love, Damien

Summary: "A few months ago, Alex's world changed...forever. Now, just when it seems life is almost getting back to normal, Alex's grandfather crashes back into the picture with grave news: their friend Harry has fallen into the clutches of a familiar foe, and the old man needs Alex's help to rescue him. This time, the duo's desperate dash across Europe leads from Paris deep into Germany's foreboding...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House, LLC 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC LOV

Holm, Jennifer L.

Summary: Ellie's scientist grandfather has discovered a way to reverse aging, and consequently has turned into a teenager--which makes for complicated relationships when he moves in with Ellie and her mother, his daughter.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD HOL

Summary: A Swiss orphan is heartbroken when she must leave her beloved grandfather and their happy home in the mountains togo to school and to care for an invalid girl in the city.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: GoodTimes Home Video Corp. 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV HEI

Holm, Jennifer L

Summary: Ellie's scientist grandfather has discovered a way to reverse aging, and consequently has turned into a teenager--which makes for complicated relationships when he moves in with Ellie and her mother, his daughter.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC HOL

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC HOL

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION HOL

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J Fiction Holm 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC HOL

Covey, Sean.

Summary: Goob's friends help him after his grandpa passes away.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E COV

Snyder, Laurel

Summary: In this heartwarming sequel to Laurel Snyder's beginning chapter book Charlie and Mouse, the two brothers enjoy a special visit from their grandpa, Grumpy. Follow along as they discuss being medium, pounce each other, sing the wrong songs, build blanket forts, and more. Paired with effervescent illustrations by Emily Hughes, this touching, funny celebration of imagination and bonding will...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Multi-Media Kits, Call number: KIT J ORANGE CHA

Kelly, Jacqueline.

Summary: In central Texas in 1899, eleven-year-old Callie Vee Tate is instructed to be a lady by her mother, learns about love from the older three of her six brothers, and studies the natural world with her grandfather, the latter of which leads to an important discovery.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2009

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD JFIC KEL

Catherine, Maria

Summary: In pictures and simple text, a child and grandfather enjoy everyday moments together.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE CAT

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