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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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Shang, Wendy Wan Long

Summary: Presents a song set to the tune of "The wheels on the bus," where a multigenerational family enjoys a culturally rich meal.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orchard Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE SHA

Glaser, Karina Yan

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: One hilarious Harlem family is on a mission to find the perfect way to celebrate their Papa's fortieth birthday while discovering more about their mysterious grandparents in this heartfelt romp and latest installment to the New York Times best-selling series, perfect for fans of the Penderwicks. It's summer on 141st Street, and the Vanderbeekers are looking forward to Papa's surprise fortieth...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2021

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC GLA

Velasquez, Eric

Summary: Ramsey dons his superhero cape to rescue Grandma from the huge octopus she is trying to cook--or is he simply telling a story? Includes author's note on the story's origin and a recipe for Octopus stew.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE VEL

Lilly, Elizabeth (Elizabeth Marie)

Summary: Whether you're settling in for a heaping plate of banana pudding or arepas and tostones, a good meal can always bring families together. Once a year, on a Friday night, My family leaves the city And drives hours and hours . . . First my family drives through the mountains to stop at Mamaw and Papaw's house in rural West Virginia. We share blueberry jam and toast for breakfast the next morning,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: [Library Ideas, LLC] 2021

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Newman, Nanette.

Summary: Lily turns the tables on her grandmother by asking what she would like to be when she grows up--which Lily is certain Grandma has not yet done.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE NEW

LaRocca, Rajani

Summary: Traveling to the southern tip of India, Sejal, Mommy, and Pati find their way to Kanyakumari, where three oceans meet, and delight in making it to the end of the earth together.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books for Young Readers 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE LAR

Myracle, Lauren

Summary: Three sisters in the town of Willow Hill participate in a fabled tradition of making three wishes and find out what they really want only after their wishes come true.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION MYR

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC MYR

Wells, Rosemary.

Summary: Jennie is as close to her grandfather as a mouse can be, and when he suddenly dies she keeps thinking she sees him turning a corner, sitting on a bench, heading for the pier, or walking along their beloved beach, seeking the elusive Queen's teacup seashell.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick 2012

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Wells 2012

Reynolds, Peter H. (Peter Hamilton)

Summary: "Violet longs for the time when her family was connected: before life, distractions, and technology pulled them all away from each other. They used to gather at the table, with food and love, to make memories, share their lives, and revel in time spent together. But now her family has been drifting apart, and with nobody to gather around it, the table grows smaller and smaller. Can Violet...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orchard Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2021

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Reynolds 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE REY

Messner, Kate

Summary: Moving to Vermont the summer after seventh grade, a young gymnast hides a secret as she makes new friends and investigates her grandmother's claim that someone is trying to destroy her cricket farm.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Ostertag, Molly

Summary: When Aster's non-magical friend Charlie finds herself the target of a curse, Aster and his unconventional talent for witchery must find the source of the curse before more people get hurt.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Inserro, Julia

Summary: Beanie lives with her parents and twin baby siblings in the Middle East, far away from her 'Nonni' - grandmother - back in the States. Beanie misses Nonni and finds a way to communicate with her through the moon. As night falls, Beanie cannot see the message her grandmother sent. Her mother encourages her to quiet her mind and listen for it, and Beanie begins to hear ...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: [Unknown publisher] 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E Ins

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

Zhang, Kat

Summary: Amy loves craft time at school. But when her teacher asks everyone to make their own dragon, Amy feels stuck. After school, a story from Grandma sparks new inspiration, and Amy rounds up her family to help her.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Méndez, Yamile Saied

Summary: From Yamile Saied Méndez, acclaimed author of Where Are You From?, comes a stunning lyrical picture book that tells the story of one girl who is always asked a simple question: What will you be when you grow up? "Méndez and Alizadeh create a balance between the abstract and concrete by letting the child imagine the future but with Abuela's guidance and support. A sweet read to share with loved...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: [Library Ideas, LLC] 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Law, Ingrid

Summary: "Gypsy Beaumont's magical savvy switches to its opposite when she learns that her mean and decidedly non-magical grandma has Alzheimer's and is going to move in with her family"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC LAW

Wells, Rosemary

Summary: "Sophie and her mother make very special treats for their party, but Sophie worries there won't be one left for her"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2016

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Wells 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE WEL

Beaumont, Karen.

Summary: When Baby cries, her family and neighbors try unsuccessfully to stop her tears and get her back to sleep, but Roy, the old retriever, knows that Baby needs her toy sheep for a good night.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE BEA

De Sève, Randall

Summary: "A young boy has his heart set on a brand-new toy fire truck, so he is disappointed when he gets his grandfather's rusty old fire truck, Red, instead. But working together, the boy and his grandfather patch Red right up while Grandpa tells his grandson all about the adventures he had with Red when he was a boy"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE DES

Davies, Kate

Summary: Despite her natural talent for all things unlawful, Imogen got out of the family business years ago. But when the rest of the notoriously inept Crims are accused of pulling off a major heist--which seems doubtful, to say the least--she is forced to step in to clear their names.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD FIC DAV

Diesen, Deborah

Summary: A grandparent and child recall the beautiful and wonderful sights and sounds of a fall day spent together.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE DIE

Genhart, Michael

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Each year on Christmas Eve, Rosie's abuela teaches her not only how to make a delicious tamale, but how to make a delicious life--one filled with love, plenty of spice, and family.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Flores-Scott, Patrick

Summary: In the two years since his mother left him with his grandparents in Des Moines, Washington, Sam has avoided making friends and perfected the art of being a slacker, but being paired with a frightening new student for a slam poetry unit transforms his life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt & Co 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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