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Platt, Christine A.

Summary: "It's summertime! Ana & Andrew travel to visit their grandparents in Savannah, Georgia. While they are there, they learn that Grandma and Grandpa's church was built by slaves. With some help from an unusual source!' -- Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calico Kid, an imprint of Magic Wagon 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Platt, Christine A.

Summary: "It's a surprise visit! Ana & Andrew are excited when Grandma comes to visit. While she is there, the family tours the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture and learns about important African American achievements"--Page [4] of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calico Kid, an imprint of Magic Wagon 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Montgomery, Anson.

Summary: The reader has a potion that can make his or her grandparents do whatever he or she wants them to - you get to choose from 8 different endings.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chooseco 2010

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Berenstain, Stan

Summary: When Brother and Sister Bear get left with their grandparents for a whole week, they have a better time than they expected.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1986

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Sateren, Shelley Swanson

Summary: Tabitha Catarina's world revolves around cats, and there are certainly plenty of them at Tabby Towers, her grandparents' cat hotel, but she would really like to have her Himalayan cat, Bootsie, with her too--trouble is that Bootsie proves to be unexpectedly and implacably hostile to the other cats.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books, a Capstone imprint 2018

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

Manushkin, Fran

Summary: Katie is nervous about a sleepover at her grandparents' house.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books 2010

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Faruqi, Saadia

Summary: When spring arrives, Yasmin and her Baba plant a garden but Yasmin's flower seedling keeps wilting until her Nani sits in the sun, revealing to Yasmin what the plant needs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books, A Capstone Imprint 2020

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Cobb, Amy

Summary: When her grandparents sign her up for the Benton Bluff Junior High band Tally Nguyen is horrified and worried about what the kids on her snowboarding team will think--but she comes to realize that she doesn't need to choose between the groups.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calico, an imprint of Magic Wagon 2015

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Shepherd, Gail

Summary: When twelve-year-old Lyndie and her parents must move to her grandparents' home in small-town Tennessee in 1985, having to keep all family problems private only adds to their problems.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

MacLachlan, Patricia.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: While spending Christmas at their grandparents' farm, Lily becomes convinced that her younger brother Liam is right about White Cow being lonely and helps him seek a companion for her, leaving little time for Christmas preparations or reading.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2009

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1 available in Juvenile Holidays - Christmas, Call number: J FIC MACL

Makatini, Bella

Summary: Danny spends a week with his Grandpa, who tells Danny about one animal from his homeland each day that he is there.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clavis Publishing Inc. 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE MAK

Hoberman, Mary Ann.

Summary: A special quilt keeps a little girl from feeling homesick when she sleeps over with her grandparents.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2007

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

McVoy, Terra Elan

Summary: "When Lana's and Cassie's grandparents marry each other, the girls find themselves stuck together on a crazy summer road trip that will change the course of their friendship and their lives"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION MCVO

Wells, Rosemary.

Summary: For the traditional Japanese celebration of Girls' Day, Yoko receives a special gift from her grandparents in Japan: a doll named Miki that has been passed down through her family for generations. Yoko is so excited to share Miki with the class that she disobeys her mother, who tells her, "Miki is too delicate to take to school."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney/Hyperion Books 2011

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Wells 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE WEL

Buckey, Sarah Masters

Summary: Traveling to Paris in 1907 with Grandmary and the Admiral, Samantha and her adopted sister Nellie suspect that someone is trying to harm their beloved grandfather and stop his secret government mission. Includes a glossary of French words and an "Inside Samantha's World" essay about tourism and international tensions in Europe in the early 1900s.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Girl Publishing 2015

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

Harrington, Claudia

Summary: Lenny follows Layla for a school project and learns what it is like to live with grandparents.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Looking Glass Library, an imprint of Magic Wagon 2016

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE FIC HAR

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE HAR

Higgins, Kristan

Summary: Emma London never thought she had anything in common with her grandmother Genevieve London. The regal old woman came from wealthy and bluest-blood New England stock, but that didn't protect her from life's cruelest blows: the disappearance of Genevieve's young son, followed by the premature death of her husband. But Genevieve rose from those ashes of grief and built a fashion empire that was...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC HIG

Stone, Nic

Summary: "For the life of him, William "Scoob" Lamar can't seem to stay out of trouble--and now the run-ins at school have led to lockdown at home. So when G'ma, Scoob's favorite person on Earth, asks him to go on an impromptu road trip, he's in the RV faster than he can say FREEDOM. With G'ma's old maps and a strange pamphlet called the 'Travelers' Green Book' at their side, the pair takes off on a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Books for Young Readers 2020

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC STO

Stone, Nic

Summary: "How to Go on an Unplanned Road Trip with Your Grandma: Grab a Suitcase: Prepacked from the big spring break trip that got CANCELLED. Fasten Your Seatbelt: G'ma's never conventional, so this trip won't be either. Use the Green Book: G'ma's most treasured possession. It holds history, memories, and most important, the way home. What Not to Bring: A Cell Phone: Avoid contact with Dad at all...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library, an imprint of the Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group 2020

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

Kendall, Christine

Summary: Twelve-year-old Neva and her older brother Clayton have been left with their grandparents for the summer, and she is having a difficult time dealing with change: the changes to her body, changes with her relationships with her brother who is becoming involved with social activism and their multicultural community (and with Michelle, the sexy girl across the street), and with her best friend,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2020

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

Lord, Cynthia

Summary: When her blind dog slips his collar, twelve-year old Lily meets Salma Santiago, a young Hispanic girl whose migrant family are in Maine for the blueberry-picking season, and, based partly on their mutual love of dogs, the two forge a friendship while painting bee boxes for Lily's grandfather--but as the Blueberry Queen pageant approaches Lily and Selma are confronted with some of the hard...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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1 available in Adult, Call number: JFIC LOR

Tyler, Anne.

Summary: "It was a beautiful, breezy, yellow-and-green afternoon." This is the way Abby Whitshank always begins the story of how she fell in love with Red that day in July 1959. The whole family--their two daughters and two sons, their grandchildren, even their faithful old dog--is on the porch, listening contentedly as Abby tells the tale they have heard so many times before. And yet this gathering is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2015

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC TYL

Moundlic, Charlotte.

Summary: On his first vacation without his parents, eight-year-old Myron faces a scary grandfather, teasing older cousins, his first dive off the ten-foot board, and his grandmother's encouragement to write his mother daily, telling her of his adventures.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Enchanted Lion Books 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE MOU

Pan, Emily X. R.

Summary: After her mother's suicide, grief-stricken Leigh Sanders travels to Taiwan to stay with grandparents she never met, determined to find her mother who she believes turned into a bird.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC PAN

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