Books for Younger Children
by Altman, Linda Jacobs
Nine-year-old Tamika uses photographs, school yearbooks, movie ticket stubs, and other mementos to try to restore the memory of her grandmother, who has Alzeheimer's disease.
by Beardshaw, Rosalind
When Stanley wishes that he had a tricycle to ride like his friend Jack, Stanley's grandfather helps him build something better.
by Berenstain, Stan
When Brother and Sister Bear get left with their grandparents for a whole week, they have a better time than they expected.
by Best, Cari.
Sara's Russian grandmother has requested that there be no presents at her seventy-eighth birthday party so Sara must think of a gift from her heart.
by Bowen, Anne
A sister explains to her new baby brother the excitement and activities surrounding a trip to Grandma's and Grandpa's house.
by Cohen, Caron Lee
A young boy describes the differences between his home in the city and life on his grandparents' farm and learns that no matter where he is their love for him is always the same.
by Cooke, Trish
The changing nature of their apple tree, as it grows and goes through the seasons, reminds Leigh and Vin of their grandfather, who is gone but lives on in their memories.
by Crunk, Tony.
When Grandpa's overalls run off, his family and neighbors try to catch them and then pitch in to do the work that Grandpa cannot do without his pants.
by Golding, Theresa Martin
When Marco attends a Memorial Day parade, he is surprised to see a familiar face among the veterans.
by Gritz, Ona.
Presents the letters of the alphabet using alliterative rhymes, from "apples to share in the crisp autumn air" to "zithers and guitars beneath zillions of stars."
by Hill, Eric.
Spot the dog goes to spend the day with his grandparents.
by Hines, Anna Grossnickle
Albert and his grandma have a special long-distance relationship, but when she comes to visit, it takes him a little while to overcome his shyness.
by Holden, L. Dwight
A child recounts his special relationships with his grandfather and the difficulty of coping with his death from cancer.
by Hunter, Dette
Sarah doesn't want her grandparents to get bored during their visit, so she and her brother and sister make sure they are always entertained with fun games, creative crafts, delicious food, and lots more!
by James, Simon
Intrigued by her granddad's stories of what happens when she goes birdwatching, Jess decides to accompany him one day.
by Karim, Roberta
Young Kathleen loves visiting her grandfather at his faraway home each summer to sings songs and play games, but when he becomes very forgetful and comes to live with her and her parents she can still share special times with him.
by Kroll, Virginia L.
Janetta, intrigued by the paper animals her neighbor Mrs. Tsujimoto makes, learns the art of origami and becomes Mrs. Tsujimoto's hands when her arthritis makes it difficult for her to continue.
by Laminack, Lester L.,
Even though Miss Olivia seems unaware of the world around her, when her daughter and her great-grandson come to the nursing home to visit, they awaken happy memories of her past.
by Lindbergh, Reeve.
A young girl describes all the things she likes about her grandmother, including the purple bus she drives, growing vegetables, picketing City Hall, and playing the banjo.
by Love, Ann
Official book of traditional fun. Discover the good old days, together!
by Monk, Isabell.
When her Grandpa Jack dies, Hope remembers the time she went with him to pick blackberries, and she realizes that he will continue to live in her and in her memories.
by Russo, Marisabina.
Grandpa Abe enters Sarah's life as her grandmother's boyfriend, becomes her grandfather by marriage, and enriches her life before leaving it.
by Sakai, Kimiko.
Although at first five-year-old Sachiko is upset when her grandmother no longer recognizes her, she grows to understand that they can still be happy together.
by Shriver, Maria.
Kate has always adored her grandpa's storytelling - but lately he's been repeating the same stories again and again. One day he even forgets Kate's name. Her mother's patient explanations open Kate's eyes to what so many of the elderly must confront: Alzheimer's disease and other forms of memory loss.
by Sisulu, Elinor.
Thembi and her beloved great-grandmother, who has not left the house for many years, go together to vote on the momentous day when black South Africans are allowed to vote for the first time.
by Ziefert, Harriet.
Every summer Emma spends a month in the country with Grandpa.