The First Blade of Sweetgrass

English& Passamaquoddy-Maliseet 4+ Indigenous Voices Passamaquoddy-Maliseet Sioux Intergenerational Stories Recipes Foraging Ancestral Knowledge Grandparents Suzanne Greenlaw, Gabriel Frey, & Nancy Baker summary Musqon is setting out with her grandmother to pick sweetgrass for baskets, and she’s really excited! Their family and ancestors have used these resources or generations, and Musqon must channel them when she…

Grandad’s Camper

English 4+ years LGBTQ+ Families Intergenerational Stories Grandparents Grief Traditions Memories Harry Woodgate summary Do you ever come across a book that you know will absolutely bring you to your knees, both with emotion and gratitude that it exists? Grandad’s Camper is that book for me. While I am extremely lucky to have older LGBTQ…

Arno and his Horse

english 4-8 years english Jane Godwin & Felicita Sala summary When my Aussie friend Lucy (on Instagram @LoveFourLearning ) suggested I make Lamingtons, I knew the perfect book to make them for! Arno is a young boy who can’t remember where he left his little wooden horse. At first, the reader doesn’t know why Arno…

A Stopwatch from Grampa

Written by:¬†Loretta Garbutt Illustrated by:¬†Carmen Mok For ages:¬†4-8 years Language:¬†English Topics Covered:¬†Family, Loss, Grief, Death, Intergenerational Relationships, Grandparents, Social-Emotional Learning. Summary:¬† A Stopwatch from Grampa begins right as our main character’s grandfather has passed away, leaving them his stopwatch. ¬†Grampa used to time all sorts of things when the pair spent time together, like how…