Noah Z. Jones
Family Relationships; Kinship care; Poverty; grandparent raising child; financial hardship
Jeremy, who longs to have the black high tops that everyone at school seems to have but his grandmother cannot afford, is excited when he sees them for sale in a thrift shop and decides to buy them even though they're the wrong size.
Bulletin Blue Ribbons, 2007; Choices, 2008; Reading to Understand: Children's Books to Use with Comprehension Strategies, 2010; School Stories: Selected K-12 Literature about the School Experience, 2014; Thickskinned, Thinskinned, The Skin I'm In: Books about Bullying, Teasing, Relational Aggression and School Violence, 2013; Patricia Gallagher Picture Book Award, 2011-2012; Nominee; Young Hoosier Book Award, 2010-2011; Nominee
shoes; grandmothers; generosity
Boelts, Maribeth, "Those Shoes" (2009). DIVerse Families. 942.