Picture Books By Age: 6-9

Buffalo Storm

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By: Katherine Applegate
Illustrated by: Jan Ormerod
Description: Hallie must leave her beloved Grandmother behind when her family joins a wagon train to Oregon. A quilt gifted by Grandmother comforts her as she faces storms and other fears.
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Butterfly Kisses for Grandma and Grandpa

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By: Alayne Kay Christian
Illustrated by: Joni Stringfield
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Description: Long distance grandparents, story and coping ideas for kids and grandparents using nature.
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Dream: A Tale of Wonder, Wisdom and Wishes

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By: Susan V. Bosak
Illustrated by: multiple award winning artists
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Description: Strengths and challenges of life stages, hopes and dreams for the future no matter what age; beautifully illustrated, includes quotes and inspiration.
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Family Pictures/Cuadros de Familia

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By: Carmen Lomas Garza
Description: Non-fiction. Folk paintings and brief narratives recall the artist’s growing up in a large Hispanic family in Texas. Diversity/Multicultural – Hispanic (American), bilingual – Spanish/English, families, everyday activities, memoir
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Georgia Rises: A Day in the Life of Georgia O’Keefe

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By: Kathryn Lasky
Illustrated by: Ora Eiten
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Description: A day in the life of famous artist Georgia O'Keefe as an active woman in her 90's.
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Goose Moon

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By: Carolyn Arden
Illustrated by: Jim Postier
Description: Grandpa and granddaughter fish, toboggan and sit by the fire as he plays guitar. He shares a tale inspired by Native American folklore of the coming Goose Moon--a sign summer is on its way.
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Grace Hopper: Queen of Computer Code

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By: Laurie Wallmark
Illustrated by: Katy Wu
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Description: The riveting true story of a trailblazing woman. Grace Hopper coined the term “computer bug” and taught computers to “speak English.” Throughout her life, Hopper succeeded in doing what no one had ever done before. Forced to retire at 60, but then asked to return, Grace finally retired from the Navy at age 80. (adapted from publ description)
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Grandfather Gandhi

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By: Bethany Hegedus, Arun Gandhi
Illustrated by: Evan Turk
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Description: Mahatma Gandhi’s grandson tells the story of how his grandfather taught him to turn darkness into light in this uniquely personal and vibrantly illustrated tale that carries a message of peace.
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Grandfather’s Wrinkles

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By: Kathryn England
Illustrated by: Richard McFarland
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Description: Grandfather explains where wrinkles come from in warm and child-friendly terms.
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Grandma in Blue with Red Hat

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By: Scott Menchin
Illustrated by: Harry Bliss
Description: When a young boy learns about what makes art special--sometimes it's beautiful, sometimes it's funny, sometimes it tells a story--he realizes that these same characteristics are what make his grandmother special, too. As a result, he finds the inspiration to create his own masterpiece that's one of a kind. (Description-- Abrams Books)
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