When I Am Old with You by Angela JohnsonWhen I Am Old with You by Angela Johnson

When I Am Old with You

byAngela JohnsonIllustratorDavid Soman

Paperback | March 1, 1993

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"A small child imagines a future when he will be old with his Granddaddy and will sit beside him in a rocking chair and talk about everything...The poignant reality that time will never allow these two to coexist at the same age is softened by the fact that they do not have to be the same age in order to share happy times...The African American child and grandfather are...recognizable to anyone who has ever shared the bond of family love across generations." - School Library Journal, starred review
Angela Johnson was born on June 18, 1961 in Tuskegee, Alabama. She attended Kent State University and worked with Volunteers in Service to America (VISTA) as a child development worker. She is currently a free-lance writer of children's books. In 1999 she won the Coretta Scott King Author's Award for her novel entitled, Heaven. She won...
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Title:When I Am Old with YouFormat:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 9.86 × 8.84 × 0.08 inPublished:March 1, 1993Publisher:SCHOLASTIC INC

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0531070352

ISBN - 13:9780531070352

Appropriate for ages: 4

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"A small child imagines a future when he will be old with his Grandaddy. . . . The African-American child and grandfather are distinct individuals, yet also universal figures, recognizable to anyone who has ever shared the bond of family love across generations".--School Library Journal, starred review. Full color