Grandmothers

Sammy Keyes and the Hotel Thief

By Wendelin Van Draanen

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Thirteen-year-old Sammy's penchant for speaking her mind gets her in trouble when she involves herself in the investigation of a robbery at the "seedy" hotel across the street from the seniors' building where she is living with her grandmother.
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A Long Way From Chicago

By Richard Peck

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A boy recounts his annual summer trips to rural Illinois with his sister during the Great Depression to visit their larger-than-life grandmother. J Fic Pec
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The Wild Women of Lake Anna: A Bailey Fish Adventure

By Linda Salisbury

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Eleven-year-old Bailey Fish is abruptly sent to live with her grandmother in Virginia, but she gains courage from tales of her ancestral "wild women" and decides to become one too. J Fic Sal
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Hit the Road

By Caroline B. Cooney

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Sixteen-year-old Brittany acts as chauffeur for her grandmother and three other eighty-plus-year-old women going to what is supposedly their college reunion, on a long drive that involves lies, theft, and kidnappings.
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Schooled

By Gordon Korman

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Homeschooled by his hippie grandmother, Capricorn (Cap) Anderson has never watched television, tasted a pizza, or even heard of a wedgie. But when his grandmother lands in the hospital, Cap is forced to move in with a guidance counselor and attend the local middle school. While Cap knows a lot about tie-dyeing and Zen Buddhism, no education could prepare him for the politics of public school.

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Ghost Wings

By Barbara M. Joosse

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While celebrating the Days of the Dead, a young Mexican girl remembers her wonderful grandmother who sang songs, made tortillas, chased monsters away, and loved butterflies.

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The Raft

By Jim LaMarche

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Reluctant Nicky spends a wonderful summer with Grandma who introduces him to the joy of rafting down the river near her home and watching the animals along the banks. 

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The Grandma Book

By Todd Parr

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Presents the different ways grandmothers show their grandchildren love, from offering advice and babysitting to making things and giving lots of kisses. [Book description]
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Sticks

By Joan Bauer

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With the help of his grandmother, his dead father's best friend, and his own best friend, a math genius, ten-year-old Mickey prepares to compete in the most important pool championship of his life, despite his mother's reservations.

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Grandpa Putter and Granny Hoe

By Kimberly Olson Fakih

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Twins Jazz and Roo find themselves in the middle of a non-stop war of one-upmanship as their bickering grandparents vie for their attention. [Book description[

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