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HARD TO BE SIX
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HARD TO BE SIX

By Adoff, Arnold

NY: LL&S, 1991 Being six isn't all it's cracked up to be, but a six old, in a hurry to grow up, learns patience from a loving grandmother. . Signed by Author. First edition, First Printing. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine Dustjacket.

$45.00

GRANDFATHERS ARE TO LOVE GRANDMOTHERS ARE TO LOVE

By Wyse, Lois

NY: Parents Magazine Press, 1967. Hard Cover. Two books Fine in Near Fine dustjackets, in a rubbed slipcase.. First Edition. Illus. by Martha Alexander.

$30.00

MUSIC, MUSIC FOR EVERYONE
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MUSIC, MUSIC FOR EVERYONE

By Williams, Vera

NY: Greenwillow, 1984 Hard Cover. Fine in a Near Fine dustjacket. First Edition, first printing. Dj spine very lightly sun faded. 32 pgs, boards. 3rd story about Rosa in which she joins a band to play her accordion & to earn money to help her grandmother get well. Illustrated by author..

$35.00

KIT'S WILDERNESS
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KIT'S WILDERNESS

By Almond, David

Delacorte, 2000 Hard Cover. FINE in a FINE Dustjacket. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. SIGNED by author. 2001 Printz Prize Winner for YA Literature, no award medal on dustjacket. 229 pages, boards. Kit, age thirteen, goes to live with his grandfather in the decaying coal mining town of Stoneygate, England & finds both his grandfather & the town haunted by ghosts from the past. .

$60.00

THE MOUNTAINS OF QUILT
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THE MOUNTAINS OF QUILT

By Willard, Nancy, Illustrated by Tomie De Paola

San Diego Harcourt, Brace & Jovanovich 1987. Hard Cover. FINE in a Near Fine dustjacket. First Edition. "Four magicians lose their magic carpet which eventually finds its way into the center of a grandmother's quilt. Illustrated by Tomie de Paola..

$26.00

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, GRAMPIE.

By Pearson, Susan.

NY: Dial, (1987) Hard Cover. First Edition. Illustrated by Ronald Himler. 32 pages, boards. Martha makes a special birthday card for her blind, Swedish Grampie for his 89th birthday that he will be able "to see". FINE in FINE dustjacket..

$30.00

RIBBONS
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RIBBONS

By Yep, Laurence

NY: GP Putnam's, 1996 Hard Cover. FINE in a Fine dustjacket. FIRST IMPRESSION. 181 pages, boards. Story of a strong-willed Eurasian girl whose dreams are derailed when her grandmother comes fron China to live with the family & her ballet lessons must be stopped. Yep deals with the generational & cultural gaps between Robin & her grandmother as they learn to appreciate one another..

$35.00

THE PALACE OF FUN.
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THE PALACE OF FUN.

By Hall, Natalie.

NY: Viking, (1965) NY: Viking, (1965). Hard Cover. First Edition. FINE in lightly worn & soiled dustjacket. Illustrated by the author. 32 pages, reinforced cloth binding. Grandfather tells a story filled with pranks & puzzles, mayhem & mazes, riddles & the ridiculous illustrated in the manner of a 15th c. book of hours. .

$26.00

EMMA AND GRANDPA 3. July August September.
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EMMA AND GRANDPA 3. July August September.

By Whitby, Joy.

London: Longman, (1984) Illus by Arundel Street. FIRST EDITION. 31 pgs, boards. Stories of Emma adventures with her Grandpa adapted by author from TV films. FINE as issued w/o d-w..

$26.00

EVERYWHERE
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EVERYWHERE

By Brooks, Bruce

NY: Harper & Row, 1990 Hard Cover. FINE in a Fine dustjacket. FIRST EDITION REVIEW COPY. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. 70 pages, boards. A 9 year old boy joins a 10 year old friend in performing a mysterious ritual called soul-switching in the hope of saving his grandfather's life after he has suffered a heart attack. ..

$35.00

HIGH IN THE MOUNTAINS

By Radin, Ruth

NY: Macmillan, 1989 32 pgs, boards. A young girl spends a day with her grandfather "high in the mountains". . Signed by Illustrator. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine Dustjacket. Illus. by Ed Young.

$45.00

THE OTHER MICHAEL

By O'Hanlon, Jacklyn

Dial Press, (1977) Hard Cover. FIRST PRINTING. FINE in FINE dustjacket. 109 pgs, cloth. This California author's second novel is about a 12 year old boy and his special relationship with his artistic grandmother who is an anchor in his stormy family life. .

$26.00

CHILD OF THE OWL.
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CHILD OF THE OWL.

By Yep, Laurence.

NY: Harper & Row, 1977 Hard Cover. First Edition. 217 pages, boards. A 12 year old girl who knows little of her Chinese heritage is sent to San Francisco's Chinatown to live with her grandmother. Jane Addams Peace Award & Boston Globe-Horn Book Award. Minor edgewear. Bookplate. VERY GOOD+ in a dustjacket worn at corners & chipped at spine tips..

$30.00

JOURNEY
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JOURNEY

By MacLachlan, Patricia

NY: Delacorte Press, 1991 Story of Journey who is 11 when his mother leaves him & his sister with his grandparents never to return. . Signed by Author. First Edition Review Copy. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine Dustjacket.

$45.00

RUNNING WILD
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RUNNING WILD

By Griffiths, Helen

NY: Holiday House, (1977) 192 pgs, cloth. A boy's strong loyalties are torn when his beloved dog has a 2nd litter of puppies his grandparents can't afford to keep. Lightly soiled dustjacket.. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine Dustjacket. Illus. by Victor Ambrus.

$30.00

JOURNEY TO ALMOST THERE

By Guernsey, JoAnn.

NY: Clarion, (1985) Hard Cover. FIRST EDITION. 166 pages, boards. A teenage girl, afraid that her ailing grandfather will be sent off to a nursing home, drives him from Minnesota to Massachusetts where her estranged father lives. Her journey holds as much meaning as her destination. FINE in FINE dustjacket..

$26.00

THE HOUSE OF WINGS.
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THE HOUSE OF WINGS.

By Byars, Betsy.

NY: Viking, 1972. Illus by Daniel Schwartz. FIRST EDITION. FINE in FINE dustjacket. 142 pgs, reinforced cloth. A boy learns to love his grandfather by learning to care for a wounded crane. .

$30.00

AKAVAK AN ESKIMO JOURNEY

By Houston, James

NY: Harcourt Brace & World, 1968 Illustrated by author. Hard Cover. First Edition. 80 pages, cloth. A dramatic story in which the wisdom of age & the strength of youth are allied in an old man & his grandson against the elemental forces of nature. Edge fading. VERY GOOD+ in lightly worn dustjacket..

$30.00

WE CAN'T SLEEP
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WE CAN'T SLEEP

By Stevenson, James.

NY: Greenwillow, (1982) Second Printing. Illustrated by the author. 32 pages, boards. Grandpa tells Mary Ann & Louie about the time, many years ago, when he couldn't sleep either. FINE in NEAR FINE dustjacket..

$26.00

WESTERN WIND.
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WESTERN WIND.

By Fox, Paula.

NY: Orchard Books, (1993) First Edition. FINE in FINE dustjacket. 201 pages, boards. 12 year old Elizabeth is sent to Maine to spend her summer with her artist grandmother when a new baby brother arrives at home in Massachusetts. .

$30.00

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