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Smallman, Steve

Summary: Told not to talk to strangers on her way to Grandma's, Little Red Riding Hood ignores a wolf and decides to talk to a friendly rabbit instead, but she soon learns that looks can be deceiving.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: QEB Publishing, Inc. 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE SMA

Holleville, Élizabeth

Summary: Summer for Louise means sand, surf, and ... the supernatural. Louise spends every summer at her grandma's house with her older sister, cousins, and Rodin the dog. But, this year, her plans to relax and read comics on the beach are about to be turned upside down by a mischievous ghost, bored with being forced to haunt the same house. While the other girls are wrapped up in romance and teenage...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nobrow Ltd 2020

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Jules, Jacqueline

Summary: Sofia helps her grandmother make her special rice pudding, but there is a mix-up in the recipe.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books, a Capstone imprint 2016

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE JUL

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC JUL

Manushkin, Fran

Summary: When Katie's grandmother trips and breaks her ankle, Katie learns about the importance of paramedics to her neighborhood.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JBR PURPLE MAN

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE MAN

Agyemang, Elizabeth

Summary: After telling too many far-fetched tales, Nana Busumuru is sent to spend the summer with relatives in Ghana, where she must join forces with the trickster spider Ananse to prevent an evil corporation from stealing the magic in the village forest.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Razorbill 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 AGY

Bingham, Winsome

Summary: Granny teaches her young grandson how to cook the family meal, in this celebration of food, traditions, and gathering together at the table. Includes recipe for baked macaroni and cheese.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books for Young Readers 2021

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Castillo, Lauren

Summary: A young boy is frightened by how busy and noisy the city is when he goes there to visit his Nana, but she makes him a fancy red cape that keeps him from being scared as she shows him how wonderful a place it is.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2020

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Deriso, Christine Hurley

Summary: To thirteen-year-old Elisabeth Caldwell, babysitting for a neighbor's little boys sounds like an easy way to earn some money for shopping, and her grandmother is full of sensible advice--trouble is her mind is more on a boy on the school tennis team and the difficulty she is having making a good impression on him.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC BAB

Fernandez, Caroline

Summary: "Grandma keeps running off doing funny business. On a field trip! And if she doesn't stop, we'll miss the school bus. It's field trip day and all we want to do is have a simple, no shenanigans, fun day at the museum. But when dust makes Grandma start sneezing, we know we're in for a wild time. With each sneeze, Grandma turns into a different dinosaur and takes off. It's up to me and Moonie to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Common Deer Press 2020

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FER

Grant, Neil

Summary: The sea is inside his blood. Cursed, or blessed, on both sides. When sixteen-year-old Rudra Solace dredges up a long-hidden secret in his father's trawl net, his life in the sleepy fishing village of Patonga shifts dramatically. It is not long before Rudra is leaving Australia behind, bound for India on a journey of discovery and danger. A wonderfully compelling tale of belonging and loss, of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Allen & Unwin 2019

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

Hernández Bergstrom, Adriana

Summary: Anita helps her grandmother make flan for her grandfather's birthday.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE HER

Johnson, Varian

Summary: Twelve-year-old Candice Miller is spending the summer in Lambert, South Carolina, in the old house that belonged to her grandmother, who died after being dismissed as city manager for having the city tennis courts dug up looking for buried treasure--but when she finds the letter that sent her grandmother on the treasure hunt, she finds herself caught up in the mystery and, with the help of her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arthur A. Levine Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2018

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC JOH

Jules, Jacqueline

Summary: Sofia is making a family time capsule, filled with pictures and mementos from their lives, to be opened in fifteen years, and Abuela contributes letters to each of her grandchildren--but Sofia is so consumed with curiosity that she decides to sneak a peak at what her letter says.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books, a Capstone imprint 2017

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE JUL

Shurtliff, Liesl.

Summary: "Followed by a wolf, a huntsman, and a porridge-sampling nuisance called Goldie, Red embarks on a quest to find a magical cure for her ailing grandmother"--

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD SHU

Barnett, Mac

Summary: A boy sets out to find someone to answer a question that he asks his grandmother, and eventually his quest leads him back home.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 2021

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2 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE BAR

Gomi, Tarō

Summary: Yumi and her grandmother really want to see each other, but when they both set out from their homes at the same time they keep missing each other.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books LLC 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE GOM

Goyer, Tricia

Summary: "The Grumble family tried not to complain but bills and laundry and sibling squabbles kept everyone rumbling. When Grandma Grateful comes for a visit, things change"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: RP Kids 2021

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE GOY

Johnson, Varian

Summary: "When Candice finds the letter, she isn't sure she should read it. It's addressed to her grandmother, after all, who left Lambert in a cloud of shame. But the letter describes a young African American woman named Siobhan Washington. An injustice that happened decades ago. A mystery enfolding the letter writer. And the fortune that awaits the person who solves the puzzle. Grandma tried and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Manushkin, Fran

Summary: When Katie's grandmother trips and breaks her ankle, Katie learns about the importance of paramedics to her neighborhood.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books, a Capstone imprint 2021

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1 available in Juvenile World Languages, Call number: JBR PURPLE SPANISH MAN

McManus, Karen M.

Summary: "Echo Ridge is small-town America. Ellery's never been there, but she's heard all about it. Her aunt went missing there at age seventeen. And only five years ago, a homecoming queen put the town on the map when she was killed. Now Ellery has to move there to live with a grandmother she barely knows. The town is picture-perfect, but it's hiding secrets. And before school even begins for Ellery,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway 2019

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Shea, Bob

Summary: Ballet Cat and her cousin, Goat, try to outdo one another while putting on show for their grandmother.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2017

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

Darraj, Susan Muaddi

Summary: Farah's little brother is in the hospital with a heart problem that needs surgery, so her parents send sixth-grader Farah off to stay with her grandmother in a retirement condo in Florida; Sitti Fayrouz does not speak much English, has a lot of rules, and does not understand Farah's interest in geology, so Farah is not happy with the move--but despite being the only child in the community,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2021

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

Enderle, Dotti

Summary: While his great-grandmother seeks her deceased husband, ten-year-old Malcolm and his best friend Dandy have no trouble finding a ghost on which to test Malcolm's latest gadget--a ghost zapper.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Magic Wagon 2010

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC END

Nannestad, Katrina

Summary: In 1911, when orphaned ten-year-old Inge comes to live with her stern grandmother in a remote island village in Bornholm, Denmark, she ends up changing the climate of the town, bringing joy and laughter to her grandmother's life and finding a new family for herself to help assuage her grief over losing her mother.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2015

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC NAN

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