Grandparents

Love, Ruby Lavender

By Deborah Wiles

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When her quirky grandmother goes to Hawaii for the summer, nine-year-old Ruby learns to survive on her own in Mississippi by writing letters, befriending chickens as well as the new girl in town, and finally coping with her grandfather's death. J Fic Wil
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Gus and Grandpa Ride the Train

By Claudia Mills

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In this early chapter book, Gus and Grandpa waive hello to the big train that passes through their town, set up a toy train set, and finally get to ride on the real thing. JBR Mil

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All Aboard!

By Mary Lyn Ray

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Changing perspectives and the rhythm of train sounds make this magical, dreamy story of a little girl's overnight trip to visit her grandparents a gift to the eyes, ears, and imagination. JE Fic Ray

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April Foolishness

By Teresa Bateman

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The kids try to convince their no-nonsense Grandpa that the farm animals are running wild in this silly rhyming book.

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The Dancing Tiger

By Malachy Doyle

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"This magical, tender tale about a girl, a tiger and a great-grandmother is a joyous dance through the changing seasons. From the moment the book is opened, we are invited into woodland suffused with moonlight and, as the tiger's story is revealed in all its beautiful simplicity, we are left pondering the power of the imagination, the importance of self-expression and the special nature of a relationship across the generations."
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Valerie and the Silver Pear

By Benjamin Darling, illustrated by Dan Lane

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Valerie and her grandfather pick many pears from the old tree, hunting for the silver pear that her late grandmother always gave away to friends. They then take their sweet harvest and make some wonderful pies with a recipe (included!) from Grandma's cookbook. A lovely picture book that celebrates family and family traditions.
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The Hello, Goodbye Window

By Norton Juster, illustrated by Chris Raschka

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The first picture book by the author of the classic "The Phantom Tollbooth" tells the story of a little girl who finds a magic gateway in the kitchen window of her grandparents' house, and the voyage of discovery she takes.
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Spot Visits His Grandparents

By Eric Hill

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The ever-popular puppy, Spot, has a ball visiting his grandparents.
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Robert Lives with His Grandparents

By Martha Whitmore Hickman

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A boy has chosen to live with his grandparents rather than his mother while she gets help for her addictions. He loves his grandparents, but he worries that the other kids will make fun of him when it's time for Parents' Day at school
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Nora's Ark

By Natalie Kinsey-Warnock

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During the Vermont flood of 1927, Wren and her grandparents make room in their house for twenty neighbors and lots of animals.
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