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JFIC with Grandparents

Hello, jFIC fans,

May is both Older Americans Month and Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. Here’s a list of 25 middle grade books that include grandparents. Several are by Asian American authors.

The Blackbird Girls / Anne Blankman

The Witches / Roald Dahl

Louisiana’s Way Home / Kate DiCamillo

Brendan Buckley’s Universe and Everything in It / Sundee Tucker Frazier

The Fourteenth Goldfish / Jennifer L. Holm

Sunny Side Up / Jennifer L. Holm

The Thing About Luck / Cynthia Kadohata

When You Trap a Tiger / Tae Keller

Listen, Slowly / Thanhha Lai

Dream Within a Dream / Patricia MacLachlan

In the Footsteps of Crazy Horse / Joseph Marshall III

Merci Suárez Changes Gears / Meg Medina

Chirp / Kate Messner

The Turtle of Oman / Naomi Shihab Nye

Astrid the Unstoppable / Maria Parr

A Long Way from Chicago / Richard Peck

A Year Down Yonder / Richard Peck

As Brave as You / Jason Reynolds

The Good Thieves / Katherine Rundell

The Great Wall of Lucy Wu / Wendy Wan-Long Shang

Heidi / Johanna Spyri

The Runaways / Ulf Stark

Clean Getaway / Nic Stone

Gone Crazy in Alabama / Rita Williams-Garcia

Echo Mountain / Lauren Wolk

Happy reading!

“Drink your tea slowly and reverently, as if it is the axis on which the world earth revolves — slowly, evenly, without rushing toward the future.” ~Thich Nhat Hanh

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