9781563979019

A Grand Celebration

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  • ISBN13:

    9781563979019

  • ISBN10:

    1563979012

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2002-04-01
  • Publisher: Wordsong
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Summary

Anthologists Carol Hittleman and Daniel Hittleman celebrate "all kinds of grands" in this affectionate collection of twenty-six poems for young readers. Poets Arnold Adoff, Myra Cohn Livingston, Jack Prelutsky, Lucille Clifton, Barbara Juster Esbensen, and others pay loving tribute to grandmothers and grandfathers and to the memories of them that grandchildren hold dear. Kay Life's portraits depict grandparents' humor, vitality, and strength.

Table of Contents

Introduction 5(1)
Picturing Grandparents
All Kinds of Grands
6(1)
Lucille Clifton
Grandmom
7(1)
Sheree Fitch
Grandfathers Are to Love
8(2)
Lois Wyse
Old Photograph Album: Grandfather
10(1)
Barbara Juster Esbensen
As Soon as She Is Up
11(1)
Arnold Adoff
Oma was sixty-three when I was born---
12(1)
Gerald Dumas
grandpa in march
12(1)
Arnold Adoff
From Her Office
13(1)
R. H. Marks
Sharing with Grandparents
Making Pies with Grandfather
14(1)
Donald Graves
Basket
15(1)
Myra Cohn Livingston
Pineapple Surprise
16(1)
Nikki Grimes
Storyteller Nana
17(1)
Monica Gunning
Grandpa
18(1)
Ralph Fletcher
My Grandma
19(1)
Catherine McCafferty
Laughing with Grandparents
Grandpa Dropped His Glasses
20(1)
Leroy F. Jackson
What Grandma Says
21(1)
B. J. Lee
My Wise Old Grandpapa
22(2)
Wilbur G. Howcroft
Grandpa McWheeze
24(1)
Jack Prelutsky
Hurry Grandma Hurry
25(1)
Jack Prelutsky
Remembering Grandparents
remembering
26(1)
Nikki Grimes
Under the Rainbow
26(1)
Lucille Clifton
Lineage
27(1)
Margaret Walker
Grandmother
28(2)
Shonto Begay
When
30(1)
Lee Bennett Hopkins
My Grandma's Songs
31(1)
Francisco X. Alarcon
I look at this picture of that old man
32
Gerald Dumas

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