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Read a book with your grandparents. September 9th is Grandparents’ Day.

A Visit to Grandma’s

By Nancy Carlson

When Tina and her parents go to spend Thanksgiving with Grandma in her new Florida condominium, they are surprised to find that she is very different from when she lived on the farm.

 

Gabby & Grandma Go Green

By Monica Wellington

Gabby and her grandmother spend the day together doing things that help the environment, from sewing cloth bags out of fabric scraps to dropping off their recycling and visiting the library for more helpful ideas.

The Grandpa Book

By Todd Parr

Presents the different ways grandfathers show their grandchildren love, from putting extra marshmallows in hot chocolate to sending cards and telling stories.

 

Grandpa Green

By Lane Smith

A child explores the ordinary life of his extraordinary great-grandfather, as expressed in his topiary garden.

 

Here Comes Grandma

By Janet Lord

Grandma is coming to visit and she will use any possible method of transport, including a horse and a hot air balloon, to get there.

 

Hooray for Grandparents’ Day

By Nancy Carlson

Arnie doesn’t have grandparents to come to school on Grandparent’s Day, but it turns out he has a lot of people who can substitute.

 

 

How to Babysit a Grandpa

By Jean Reagan

A little boy provides instructions for properly babysitting one’s grandfather, such as offering him tasty treats and entertaining him with special games.

 

 

I’m Going to Grandma’s

By Mary Hoberman

A special quilt keeps a little girl from feeling homesick when she sleeps over with her grandparents.

 

Left, Right, Emma!

By Stuart Murphy

After learning the concept of left and right, Emma leads the class marching band on Grandparents Day.

 

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