Holes in the Kky
G.P. Putnam's Sons
Soon after her beloved grandmother's death, Trisha's family moves to a diverse California neighborhood where she meets Stewart and his grandmother, Miss Eula, who brings people together to help a grieving neighbor.
Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Single parent; Family member death; Multiracial; single mother; death of a grandmother; multiracial community
Cybils Awards, 2018, Nominee, Fiction Picture Book
Storytelling World Resource Award, 2019, Winner, Stories for Young Listeners
Teachers' Choices, 2019 Intermediate Readers (Grades 3 5, Ages 8 11)
grandmothers; neighborliness, grief in children; moving to a new state; friendship; gardens; Oakland, California
Polacco, Patricia, "Holes in the Kky" (2018). Diverse Families. 2015.