Noah Z. Jones
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.
Family Relationships; Kinship care; Poverty; grandparent raising child; financial hardship
Bulletin Blue Ribbons, 2007
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
Young Hoosier Book Award, 2010-2011
shoes; grandmothers; generosity
Boelts, Maribeth, "Those Shoes" (2009). Diverse Families. 942.