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Grandparent's Day

Celebrate Grandparent's Day with these titles from Macmillan Children's Publishing Group!

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Gus and Grandpa

"This wry trio of tales features an engagingly imperfect boy and his engagingly imperfect grandfather...Accommodating beginning readers, Mills's controlled and...

By Claudia Mills and Catherine Stock

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Gus and Grandpa at the Hospital

Children love reading with Gus and Grandpa Gus and Grandpa love to answer mail. Shortly after they enter the lottery, Grandpa has a heart attack. Gus is...

By Claudia Mills and Catherine Stock

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Gus and Grandpa Ride the Train

Gus and Grandpa is "a witty, warm offering." --Publishers Weekly When the train passes Grandpa's house, Gus is so excited that he runs outside to wave at...

By Claudia Mills and Catherine Stock

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"More Gus and Grandpa books are promised, and kids will welcome them." -Booklist When Gus goes to Grandpa's house at Christmas, they decide to bake cookies....

By Claudia Mills and Catherine Stock

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Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Gus and Grandpa at Basketball

"A great intergenerational team." --Kirkus Reviews Gus loves basketball -- that is, basketball practice with Pete, the coach, and shooting baskets at...

By Claudia Mills and Catherine Stock

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Gus and Grandpa and the Halloween Costume

"Gus and his grandfather celebrate Halloween together in this eighth entry in the series . . . Gus has a problem to solve: his parents don't approve of...

"..."Gus and his grandfather celebrate Halloween together in this eighth entry in the series . . . Gus has a problem to solve: his parents don't approve of.... It's Halloween, and Gus doesn't know what to wear. His mom won't let him have a store-bought costume; his dad thinks any old thing will do. Ryan Mason is going to be a vampire, with a cape, fangs, and fake blood. Gus wishes he could be a vampire, too, but, unfortunately, his mother thinks gory store-bought costumes are the worst of all. Gus'..."

By Claudia Mills and Catherine Stock

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Gus and Grandpa and Show-and-Tell

The sixth book about this "perfect team." --School Library Journal Show-and-tell was a breeze in first grade, when Gus brought to school baseball cards and...

"...The sixth book about this "perfect team." --School Library Journal Show-and-tell was a breeze in first grade, when Gus brought to school baseball cards and.... The sixth book about this "perfect team." --School Library Journal Show-and-tell was a breeze in first grade, when Gus brought to school baseball cards and a plastic rattlesnake and a super-duper flashlight. Now, in second grade, he's stumped. And wouldn't you know it, rival Ryan Mason outshines him every time. When Gus brings a picture ..."

By Claudia Mills and Catherine Stock

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Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Gus and Grandpa Go Fishing

The ninth book in this beloved series Gus goes fishing for the first time. Mommy can't help him because she doesn’t fish, and Daddy is completely...

By Claudia Mills and Catherine Stock

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Gus and Grandpa and the Piano Lesson

The tenth book in Claudia Mills' beloved series For Gus, the longest half hour of the day is spent practicing the piano. Why can't he be outside, shooting...

By Claudia Mills and Catherine Stock

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Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Grandpa Jack's Tattoo Tales

Flying fish, giant octopuses, mermaids . . . Grandpa Jack has seen it all. He’s sailed all the oceans of the world, and he has a host of stories to tell about...

"...Flying fish, giant octopuses, mermaids . . . Grandpa Jack has seen it all. He’s sailed all the oceans of the world, and he has a host of stories to tell about.... Flying fish, giant octopuses, mermaids . . . Grandpa Jack has seen it all. He’s sailed all the oceans of the world, and he has a host of stories to tell about his adventures – and a tattoo for each of them. So when a customer at Grandpa Jack’s diner asks about one of his tattoos, Chloe’s grandpa delivers a whale of a tale.   With rip-..."

Mark Foreman

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Henry Holt and Co.

Grandpa Gazillion's Number Yard

Don’t you hate when your eyebrows fall into your soup? Dig them out with a SIX—it’s a great eyebrow scoop! If you ever thought that numbers were only...

"...Don’t you hate when your eyebrows fall into your soup? Dig them out with a SIX—it’s a great eyebrow scoop! If you ever thought that numbers were only.... Don’t you hate when your eyebrows fall into your soup? Dig them out with a SIX—it’s a great eyebrow scoop! If you ever thought that numbers were only for counting—think again! At Grandpa Gazillion’s Number Yard, numbers have all sorts of uses that can come in handy when in a pinch. For instance, a two can be used as a saxophone, a ten makes a ..."

Laurie Keller Laurie Keller

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Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Gus and Grandpa and the Two-Wheeled Bike

Gus is unimpressed when Ryan coolly stops his sleek five-speed bike with the hand brake. But he's totally nonplussed when Daddy buys him a bicycle like Ryan's....

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The fifth book in the beloved Gus and Grandpa series  Gus is unimpressed when Ryan coolly stops his sleek five-speed bike with the hand brake. But he's...

By Claudia Mills and Catherine Stock

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Layla, Queen of Hearts

When Layla's school announces a Senior Citizens’ Day, Layla is at a loss. Who can she take? Her friend Griffin Silk offers to share his grandmother, Nell, but...

"...When Layla's school announces a Senior Citizens’ Day, Layla is at a loss. Who can she take? Her friend Griffin Silk offers to share his grandmother, Nell, but.... When Layla's school announces a Senior Citizens’ Day, Layla is at a loss. Who can she take? Her friend Griffin Silk offers to share his grandmother, Nell, but Layla desperately wants someone of her own. So Nell introduces Layla to Miss Amelie and a friendship begins. Layla soon learns that Miss Amelie has problems with her memory. Lay..."

By Glenda Millard and Patrice Barton

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Henry Holt and Co.

At Grandma's

This warmhearted picture book is a wonderful choice for Grandparents’ Day—which is celebrated on September 8th "Squirrels to feed Bluebirds...

"...This warmhearted picture book is a wonderful choice for Grandparents’ Day—which is celebrated on September 8th "Squirrels to feed Bluebirds.... This warmhearted picture book is a wonderful choice for Grandparents’ Day—which is celebrated on September 8th "Squirrels to feed Bluebirds too A ride in Grandma’s red canoe" There’s nothing like a visit at Grandma’s—sleeping in her big, comfy bed, eating yummy cinnamon bread, taking trips in the red canoe, listening to the rain, and watching fireflies ..."

By Rhonda Gowler Greene and Karla Firehammer

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Henry Holt and Co.

The Year with Grandma Moses

A unique introduction to an important American Artist. When Grandma Moses looks out her window, she sees a world of spotted cows, a world of...

By W. Nikola-Lisa and Grandma Moses

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Henry Holt and Co.

Here Comes Grandma!

Get ready! Grandma is coming for a visit! Grandma is coming to see you! And it doesn’t matter if she has to ride on a train, ski down a mountain, or...

"...Get ready! Grandma is coming for a visit! Grandma is coming to see you! And it doesn’t matter if she has to ride on a train, ski down a mountain, or.... Get ready! Grandma is coming for a visit! Grandma is coming to see you! And it doesn’t matter if she has to ride on a train, ski down a mountain, or pedal a bicycle to get there. Here she comes! With its cozy size, bouncy text, and delightful pictures, this book is perfect for toddlers and their families to share.. ..."

By Janet Lord and Julie Paschkis

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