Ladder to the Moon
Suhaila's wish to know her deceased grandmother is granted when a golden ladder appears at her window and Grandma Annie invites her on a journey to the moon, where they welcome people who are facing tragedy. Includes facts about the painting and the woman who inspired the story.
Family Relationships; Single parent; Family member death; single mother; deceased grandparent
Cybils Awards, 2011, Nominee, Fiction Picture Book
Nautilus Book Award, 2012, Gold, Children's Picture Book Fiction
Booklist Book Review Stars, 2011
Building STEAM with Dia, 2014 Information in English and Chinese
Publishers Weekly Book Review Stars, 2011
compassion; grandmothers; moon; sky; human struggles; helping; moondew
Soetoro-Ng, Maya, "Ladder to the Moon" (2013). Diverse Families. 709.