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Books with Amazing Grandparents

Yesterday was Grandparents Day (and my grandma’s 91st birthday!), so here are some books for all ages featuring fantastic grandparents.


  • Leave Me Alone by Vera Brosgol
  • Last Stop on Market Street by Matt de la Pena, illustrated by Christian Robinson
  • The Purple Coat by Amy Hest, illustrated by Amy Schwartz
  • Drawn Together by Minh Le, illustrated by Dan Santat
  • In Plain Sight by Richard Jackson, illustrated by Jerry Pinkney

Middle Grade

  • Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech
  • Merci Suarez Changes Gears by Meg Medina
  • Chirp by Kate Messner
  • As Brave As You by Jason Reynolds
  • Clean Getaway by Nic Stone

Young Adult

  • A Heart in a Body in the World by Deb Caletti
  • We Walked the Sky by Lisa Fielder
  • I Love So Mochi by Sarah Kuhn
  • From Twinkle, With Love by Sandhya Menon
  • The Astonishing Color of After by Emily X. R. Pan


  • Secrets by Kristen Heitzmann
  • Life and Other Inconveniences by Kristan Higgins
  • The Second Half by Lauraine Snelling
  • A Spool of Blue Thread by Anne Tyler
  • In Her Shoes by Jennifer Weiner



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