A stopwatch from Grampa / written by Loretta Garbutt ; illustrated by Carmen Mok.
- 1 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.
0 current holds with 3 total copies.
|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Eckhart PL - Main||JP GAR (Text)||840191002487690||Children's New - Lower Level||In process||-|
|Jay Co PL - Portland||E GARBU (Text)||76383000475724||Kids New Shelf, E||Available||-|
|Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial||ZIONS42614 (Text)||ZIONS42614||Easy - 1st Floor||On order||-|
- ISBN: 9781525301445
- ISBN: 1525301446
- Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
- Publisher: Toronto, Ontario : Kids Can Press, 2020.
"A sensitive portrayal of loss and grief, told through a grandchild's inheritance of a stopwatch that belonged to Grampa. In this touching debut picture book about the loss of a beloved grandfather, author Loretta Garbutt explores the stages of grief with a delicate hand. The story opens with our narrator inheriting a stopwatch. For the grandchild, the object carries many cherished memories. "Grampa used to time everything. He timed me when I ran to the end of our street and back. Best speed, 24 seconds." As the year passes, and the seasons change, our narrator slowly moves through the five stages of grief (denial, anger, bargaining, depression, acceptance). At first, the stopwatch is a painful reminder of Grampa. But in time, our character finds a special way to honor Grampa and carry forward his traditions."-- Provided by publisher.
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