Grandma's Gloves

Grandma's Gloves

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From a debut illustrator comes a story about a child who loses a beloved grandparent finds comfort in carrying on the activities they shared in this sweet, genuine look at a universal rite of passage. (Ages 5-8)

Grandma is always on her knees in the dirt, with her gardening gloves on, talking to her roses and laughing with the birds-of-paradise. Her home brims with plants and blossoms, and on hot days, she waters her granddaughter, her "most special flower of all," with the garden hose. But a day comes when Grandma is no longer there to care for the little girl, who feels sad and small and alone until she remembers all that her grandmother taught her --and all that she now has to teach. Full of light and life and the solace of green growing things, this moving and beautifully illustrated picture book explores a timeless bond with warmth and joy.
Publisher: Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2010.
ISBN: 9780763631680
Branch Call Number: Z CAS
Characteristics: [26] p. : col. ill.
Additional Contributors: Denos, Julia - Illustrator

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Aug 29, 2014

A little girl remembers her time spent with Grandma and planting and how these special memories help her after Grandma gets Altzheimers and then dies . Touching and wonderfully written story about her bond with Grandma and planting

Nonfyction Jul 26, 2010

Lovingly written and illustrated about losing Grandma.

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