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Grandparent and child

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    Flowers, Catherine
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    When her daughter is convicted of negligent homicide and goes to prison, Mavis is forced to raise her granddaughter, who is the result of her husband's betrayal.

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    Griggs, Vanessa Davis
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    Pastor George Landris and his one true love Johnnie Mae have faced many obstacles on their journey to the altar, and now they are finally about to be married. But when Landris is planning the wedding, his fiancée gets wrapped up in the...

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    Olsen, Sylvia
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    Joey is a happy Nuu-chah-nulth boy, eager to help and quick to see the bright side of things. But when he loses his beloved grandmother, the sun goes out in his world. Fortunately, she has left something of herself behind--a song, which...

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    Starritt, Alexander
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    This novel offers a new point of entry to examine one of the greatest evils ever to face humanity. In his years fighting the Russians and attempting afterward to survive the Gulag, Meissner recounts a life lived in perseverance and...

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    McFarlane, Sheryl
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    In this timeless picture book, an old man lives alone on a bluff overlooking the sea and awaits the whales' return each year to the bay. This edition combines both written and spoken words.

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    Peterson, Lois, Meissner, Amy
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    Jack loves and misses his bus-driving grandfather. When Grandpa Nod got sick, Jack's mother said eight-year-old Jack was too young to visit his grandfather in hospital. When Grandpa Nod died, Jack's mother said Jack was too young to go...

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    Stratton, Allan
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    When her parents want to put Granny in a home, Zoe decides now is the time to break free. She smuggles Granny out and together they hit the tracks on a cross-country trip to find Zoe's long-lost uncle.

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    Reid, Iain
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    Selected for The Globe 100 Books in 2013. In The Truth about Luck, Iain Reid, author of the highly popular coming-of-age memoir One Bird's Choice, accompanies his grandmother on a five-day vacation — which turns out to be a "staycation...

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    Hayes-McCoy, Felicity
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    To cheer up her recently widowed gran, Cassie Fitzgerald, visiting from Canada, persuades Lissbeg Library to set up a Skype book club, linking readers on Ireland's Finfarran Peninsula with the US town of Resolve. But when the club...

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    Solomons, Natasha
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    Harry Fox-Talbot and his brothers are determined to save their once grand home from ruin. Fifty years later, now a celebrated composer, Fox reels from the death of his adored wife, Edie. But his connection with his four-year-old...

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    Van Dyken, Rachel
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    Margot McCleery could have lived her whole life without seeing Bentley Wellington again--her ex-best friend and the poster boy for hot, rich manwhores everywhere. But Margot's whiskey-augmented grandmother "buys" Bentley at a charity...

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    Peterson, Lois
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    Life is hard for ten-year-old Safiyah in the Kibera slum outside Nairobi. Too poor to go to school, she makes a meager living for herself and her grandmother Cucu by selling things she finds at the garbage dump. After using scavenged...

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    Joe, Yolanda
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    Terri Mills' star is on the rise. A smart and ambitious lawyer engaged to a successful man, she has escaped her small-town roots and hopes to never look back. But then her man is unfaithful. Grandma Ollie knows something is wrong when...

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    Holubitsky, Katherine
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    Ten-year-old Eddie lives with his mom and grandparents in a small cabin on the Queen Charlotte Islands. A year earlier, Eddie's dad took the ferry to the mainland and never returned. Eddie loves going fishing with Granddad and listening...

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    Peterson, Lois
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    After eight-year-old Kevin Mason's mother abandons him, he takes refuge in his fantasy of becoming Knuckles McGraw, a tough cowboy roaming the plains on his legendary horse, Burlington Northern. But instead of riding the range, Kevin is...

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    Martin, C. K. Kelly
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    Naomi is in Dublin, Ireland, visiting her grandparents as her thirteenth birthday approaches. Adult residents of Ireland have begun losing their memories as the result of a virus that has hit the country, causing many to wander the...

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    Horrocks, Anita
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    In this picture book, Silas finds a unique solution for keeping up with his seven adoring grandparents and stepgrandparents.

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    Watson, Cristy
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    Fourteen-year-old Roonie loves hip-hop almost as much as she loves her grandmother. She cannot wait to compete in her school's dance competition. But as her grandmother's health deteriorates, Roonie becomes more and more...

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    Ridge, Yolanda
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    In this sequel to Trouble in the Trees, it's the end of grade six and Bree plans to spend the summer hanging around her townhouse complex in Vancouver, climbing trees with her friends. But her parents have other plans for her; she is...

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    Feutl, Rita
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    Janey doesn't want to spend the summer away from her friends in Toronto - and certainly not in Edmonton with the grandmother she hardly knows. But her parents will be away - her mother in Turkey designing housing for earthquake victims...

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