Celebrating Grandparents

Grandparent’s Day is right around the corner—a time to celebrate those old(er) folks who’ve been a constant source of support, love and yes, amusement throughout our lives. In the book world, some of the best, most memorable characters have been grandparents and I’m here to share some of them with you. From humor to drama, and for all ages, here are some memorable reads featuring good ole’ grandma and grandpa. 




Llama Llama Gram and Grandpa
Just Grandpa and Me
The Grandma Book
Grandpa Green
How to Babysit a Grandma


A Long Way from Chicago
The Classy Crooks Club
Walk Two Moons
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory


Rules of the Road
Love, Aubrey
The Secret Hym of a Daisy
The Revolution of Evelyn Serrano
Going Vintage


The Boston Girl
The Sweetness of Forgetting
The Drowning Season
Little Big Love
My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry


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