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I Miss My Grandpa

3.55  ·  Rating details ·  44 ratings  ·  6 reviews
For fans of Ed Young and Peter Sis, this breathtaking picture book, from LBYR's first Emerging Artist Award Winner, Jin Xiaojing, is the perfect read for anyone who has lost a loved one.
A young girl has never met her grandpa. He passed away before she was born, but she misses him every day. She often wonders...what did he look like?

Grandma says: His face was shaped
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Hardcover, 34 pages
Published September 3rd 2019 by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
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Abigail
Sep 07, 2019 rated it liked it
Recommends it for: Readers Looking for New Children's Stories About Family, Grandparents & Loss
A young girl misses the grandfather she has never met in this gentle picture-book from expatriate Chinese author/artist Jin Xiaojing, currently living in New York City. She asks her grandma about him, and is told about the many family members who resemble him in some way. The family members in turn tell her some more about this missing loved one. In the end, the girl concludes that she misses her grandpa, even though she has never met him...

Apparently Xiaojing has published a number of books in
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Mary Lee
#ownvoices Love that the text is translated into Mandarin on the back endpapers!
Marcie
I liked it and can see teachers using it for family stories, but I also see it as difficult for children with small or non-traditional families.
Kelly
A lovely story of a girl who is trying to paint a picture of her grandfather, whom she's never met. Her grandmother assists her.
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Shelves: picture-books
In the book's dedication, what does "integrating with the universe" mean?
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A Mandarin translation of the text is included at the end of the book.
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