DIVerse Families
 
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

Publication Year

2009

ISBN

9780789210289

Pages

32 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

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

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Legal guardianship; grandparents raising grandchild; grandparents raising granddaughter

Main Character

female child

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

grandmother and grandfather

Awards

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

Keywords

parent-separated girls; love; cuddling; cooking; reading; activities; winter

Diversity Impact

direct

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


Share

COinS