The Granddaughter Necklace by Sharon Dennis WyethThe Granddaughter Necklace by Sharon Dennis Wyeth

The Granddaughter Necklace

bySharon Dennis WyethIllustratorBagram Ibatoulline

Hardcover | January 1, 2013

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An uplifting tale of love, kinship, and gifts, passed down through generations.

There are moments in each person's life that we take great care to remember: the pride of a young girl standing up for herself for the first time; the heartbreak of leaving one's country and family for a new beginning; the thrill of getting ready for the piano recital of a lifetime.

In Sharon Dennis Wyeth's family these moments were marked with the passing on of the Granddaughter Necklace: not a fancy piece of jewelry, but a precious one, worn smooth by the touch of mothers and grandmothers, each with her own story to tell.

Sharon Dennis Wyeth has written nearly fifty books for children, including several books in the My America series. She is also a poet, and a member of the Cave Canem Fellowship for African-American Poets. She lives in Upper Montclair, New Jersey. Bagram Ibatoulline was born in Russia and educated at the Moscow State Academic Art Ins...
Title:The Granddaughter NecklaceFormat:HardcoverDimensions:32 pages, 10.37 × 10.3 × 0.33 inPublished:January 1, 2013Publisher:SCHOLASTIC INCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0545081254

ISBN - 13:9780545081252


Editorial Reviews

Praise for The Granddaughter Necklace:"The story's play with temporal space distinguishes the narrative, and Ibatoulline's acryl-gouache paintings present ornate depictions of domestic scenes and stunning landscapes . . . A lovely family tribute." -Kirkus"Warmly lit, beautifully detailed." -Publishers Weekly"Thoughtful . . . rich . . . Ibatoulline's lovely detailed illustrations have a warm glow . . . It will definitely inspire youngsters to think about their own family trees." -School Library Journal"Inspiring . . . the book is clearly a personal journey, capturing individual moments that connect a family of women over the years, enlivened with images of grace, depth, and emotion." -Booklist