Picture Books By Topic: grandmother/granddaughter

Amazing Grace

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By: Mary Hoffman
Illustrated by: Caroline Binch
Description: Families, grandparents, school, books & stories, dramatization, gender roles, multicultural. Publ. 1991. Grace’s grandmother helps Grace, a girl who loves stories, realize that with effort anything can be achieved.
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Big Moon Tortilla

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By: Joy Cowley
Illustrated by: Dyanne Strongbow
Description: Grandparents, multicultural (Native Am.), bad days After Marta has had a bad day, her grandmother shares some comforting words of advice. Out of print
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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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Gabby and Grandma Go Green

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By: Monica Wellington
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Description: Grandparents, environment, recycling, activities, crafts.
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Grandmama’s Pride

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By: Becky Birtha
Illustrated by: Colin Bootman
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Description: Multi-cultural (Af.Am.) strong older role model, activism, human rights, racism, segregation Young African-American sisters visit their grandmother in 1950’s southern U.S. and encounter segregation. Along with many others Grandmama refuses to ride public buses in protest and they manage to effect change in the laws.
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My Hippie Grandmother

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By: Reeve Lindbergh
Illustrated by: Abby Carter
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Description: Contemporary grandmother, intergenerational fun, farmer’s market, music, activism. No aprons here. A young girl enjoys time with her unconventional grandmother who gardens in jeans, pickets city hall and drives a purple bus. Only hints of her youth in the ‘60’s. Sadly, out of print.
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Paris Hop

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By: Margie Blumberg
Illustrated by: Renee Andriani
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Description: A grandmother and granddaughter have travel adventures in Paris.
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Seaside Dream

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By: Janet Costa Bates
Illustrated by: Lambert Davis
Description: Cora's Grandma is lonely for her homeland of Cape Verde Islands. Cora wants a birthday gift for her that will remind her of her homeland and make her happy.
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Sitti’s Secrets

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By: Naomi Shibab Nye
Illustrated by: Nancy Carpenter
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Description: Young Mona lives in America with her parents and her grandmother, her Sitti, lives far away in the Mid East. Mona cannot speak her grandmother’s language and Sitti cannot speak hers, but their connection grows loving and strong Multi-cultural (Am., Palestinian), language differences, appearances
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Take Me Out to the Ball Game

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By: Maryann Kovalski
Description: Grandparents, baseball, family outings In this familiar sing-along, Grandma has as much fun as her sports-loving granddaughters at a big league baseball stadium.
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