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Elderly grandmother reads a children's book to a young boy
By Team Trilogy |
We all know the joys of reading to children; the look on their face when they learn a new word or their reaction when a book takes an unexpected turn is something wonderful to behold. Books are also a great way to bridge generations and create lasting bonds. Are you looking for something to read with your grandkids? Add these gems to your summer reading list!
 
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How To Babysit a Grandma
This story turns the table on babysitting as the little girl explains how to ‘babysit’ a grandmother, finding wonderful things for them to do each day.
 
 

Because Your Grandparents Love You
This story explores how our grandparents are always willing to help us, no matter how big or small our problems may be.
 

 
Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs
Grandpa tells a story about a town that, instead of having normal weather, has weather that consists of soda showers, meatball hail and ketchup tornados.
 
 
Grandma's Gloves
A lovely book about a girl and her grandmother, who suffers from Alzheimer’s Disease, and the importance of keeping great memories alive.
 
 
Just Grandpa and Me
Grandpa and Critter head to the city to buy a new suit and have many adventures along the way.
 
 
 
Knuffle Bunny Free - An Unexpected Diversion
Trixie is traveling to Holland, Germany to visit her Oma (grandmother) and Opa (grandfather), when Trixie loses her stuffed animal. Not only does the story offer lessons in understanding how to cope with loss, but also teaches children a hand full of German words!
 
Song and Dance Man
Once a dancer, Grandpa now keeps his tap shoes in an old cedar trunk. Once grandpa opens his trunk, there is no turning back as he shows his grandchildren how he dances.
 
 
Spot Loves His Grandpa
The ‘Spot Loves’ books are a series of colorful board books that celebrate the relationships we have with the special people in our lives.
 
 

WHAT! Cried Granny: An Almost Bedtime Story
The New York Times bestselling Children’s book, “WHAT! Cried Granny: An Almost Bedtime Story” is an excellent story about a wild night at Granny’s house.
 

The Hello, Goodbye Window
For one little girl, everything important seems to happen by one special window at Nanna and Poppy’s house.
 
 
 
 
You can also look for these in your local library!
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