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Sometimes it's Grandmas and Grandpas, Not Mommies and Daddies

Title

Sometimes it's Grandmas and Grandpas, Not Mommies and Daddies

Authors

Gayle Byrne

Illustrator

Mary Haverfield

Publisher

Abbeville Press

Pages

32 pages

Publication Year

2009

ISBN

9780789210289

Genre

realism

Topic

Family Relationships; Legal guardianship; grandparents raising grandchild

Annotation

A young girl who lives with her grandparents experiences warmth, love, and closeness, even when she wonders why her parents are not raising her.

Grade Level

PK-1, K-3

Family Formation

grandparents

Main Character

girl

Diversity Impact

direct

LGBTQ+

none

Race/Ethnicities

White

Awards

Book Award for Best Children's Literature on Aging, 2011, Winner, Primary Reader

Keywords

family; parent-separated girls; love

Item Type

Fiction

Format

picturebook

Sometimes it's Grandmas and Grandpas, Not Mommies and Daddies

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