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Silas' Seven Grandparents

Title

Silas' Seven Grandparents

Authors

Anita Horrocks

Illustrator

Helen Flook

Publisher

Orca Book Publishers

Publication Year

2010

ISBN

9781551435619

Pages

32 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Silas' Seven Grandparents is a fun and loving story about having multiple sets of grandparents and step-grandparents. When Silas' parents go away on a business trip, all seven grandparents invite Silas to stay with them...how can he choose one without hurting the others' feelings?

Grade Level

PK-1

Lexile Measure

AD560L

Diversity Topics

Racial Diveristy; Multiracial; multiracial family

Main Character

male child

Race/Ethnicities

multiple

Family Formation

mother, father, and grandparents

Awards

Best Bets: Recommended Canadian Reads for Children, 2010 Picture Book
Best Children's Books of the Year, 2011 Ages 5 to 9

Keywords

grandparents; family time; activities; amusement park; museum; camping; sickness; ice hockey; birthday

Diversity Impact

indirect

Silas' Seven Grandparents


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