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Sriram, Meera

Summary: "Asha travels with her parents from America to India to mourn her grandmother's passing. Asha's grief and anger are compounded by the empty yellow suitcase usually reserved for gifts to and from Grandma. What memories will Asha's yellow suitcase hold now that grandmother is gone?"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penny Candy Books 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE SRI

Polacco, Patricia

Summary: Grandma finds a way to dispel her grandchild's fear of thunderstorms.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 1990

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC POL

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE POL

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE POL

Robertson, David

Summary: "When a young girl helps tend to her grandmother's garden, she begins to notice things that make her curious. Why does her grandmother have long, braided hair and beautifully colored clothing? Why does she speak another language and spend so much time with her family? As she asks her grandmother about these things, she is told about life in a residential school a long time ago, where all of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HighWater Press 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE ROB

Cho, Tina

Summary: Wanting to follow in the footsteps of her free-diving haenyeo grandmother, a young Korean girl dutifully consumes her grandmother's strength-building abalone porridge and practices her breath control before suiting up and overcoming fears to make remarkable discoveries.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: [Library Ideas, LLC] 2023

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J READ ALONG CHO

De Regil, Tania

Summary: At Grandma's house, where Julia is staying without her parents for the first time, the breeze is sweet like jasmine. Mornings begin with sugared bread, and the most magnificent hot chocolate cures all homesickness. There's something about this place and about Grandma. Like how she can tell when Julia has been quietly picking limes from the garden. Or that she can see the future--and knows when...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2022

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Greenlaw, Suzanne

Summary: "In this Own Voices Native American picture book story, a modern Wabanaki girl is excited to accompany her grandmother for the first time to harvest sweetgrass for basket making"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tilbury House Publishers 2021

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Hunt, Dallas

Summary: "As young Awâsis searches for the ingredients to make Kohkum's world-famous bannock recipe, they run into a variety of other-than-human relatives that help them along in their journey. Includes a pronunciation guide and Kohkum's world-famous bannock recipe at the back of the book."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Highwater Press 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE HUN

Reynoso-Morris, Alyssa

Summary: "A young girl learns the cultural significance of plantains while cooking alongside her abuela"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2023

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE REY

Genhart, Michael

Summary: It's time to prepare for the school Spanish spelling bee, and Manolo is determined to take home the grand prize. Naturally, he turns to his loving abuela for help and together they spell the words: H-e-r-m-o-s-o. Beautiful. O-r-g-u-l-l-o-s-o. Proud. F-u-e-r-t-e. Strong. While they practice, Abuela shares stories of when she was a little girl. Back then, students were not permitted to speak...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2023

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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

Lovell, Patty

Summary: When Gertie moves in next door with fancy toys and a huge television set, Molly shares lessons she learned from her grandmother about home-made playthings and imagination.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2012

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Lovell

Copies Available at East Bay

2 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE LOV

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE LOV

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

Guojing

Summary: From a highly acclaimed illustrator comes a stunning graphic novel filled with adventure and wonder about an imaginative girl and her obsession with flamingoes. A little girl arrives, excited for a beachy vacation with her Lao Lao. The girl and her grandmother search for shells, chase crabs, and play in the sea, but when the girl finds an exquisite flamingo feather in her grandmother's living...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Studio 2022

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

Más Davidson, Rachel

Summary: Rosie and her grandmother find a way to communicate despite speaking different languages.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beaming Books 2023

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in New Youth Materials, Call number: JE MAS

Walker, Tricia Elam

Summary: Zura is worried about how her classmates will react to her Ghanaian Nana's tattoos on Grandparents Day, but Nana finds a way to show how special and meaningful they are.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Schwartz & Wade Books 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE WAL

González, Xelena

Summary: Three girls follow their grandmother into her garden, where they examine her collection of rocks, crystals, shells, and meteorites and learn about the marvels they reveal.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cinco Puntos Press, an imprint of Lee & Low Books Inc. 2022

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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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC JUL

Armand, Glenda

Summary: As Frances helps her grandmother with New Year's Day dinner, Grandma teachers her the origins of the different dishes and soul food they prepare together. Includes a recipe for Fay's Fabulous Pralines.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Books for Young Readers 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE ARM

Brown-Wood, JaNay

Summary: In rhyming text, when the whole family and guests show up for the big dinner at Grandma's house, it becomes clear that the house is much too small to hold them all.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in JE Concept Crates, Call number: JE BRO

Milledge, Sas

Summary: Orla O'Reilly, the youngest in a long line of hedge witches, is compelled to return home after the death of her grandmother, Mamo. In the wake of her Mamo's passing, seas are impossible to fish, crops have soured, even Jo Manalo's attic is taken over by a poltergeist! And to make matter worse it appears that the cause is Mamo, or her mislaid bones that is. Can Orla shoulder the responsibility...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: BOOM! Box 2022

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Mora, Julissa

Summary: Family members head into the kitchen to help Abuelita bake a tres leches cake for Papi's birthday.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Children's Books 2023

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1 available in Beginning Readers - New Reader (Green), Call number: JBR GREEN MOR

Arango, Andrea Beatriz

Summary: Twelve-year-old Iveliz is trying to manage her mental health and advocate for the help and understanding she deserves, but in the meantime her new friend calls her crazy and her abuela Mimi dismisses the therapy and medicine Iveliz needs to feel like herself.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2022

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

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

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