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Your Moon, My Moon: A Grandmother's Words to a Faraway Child Hardcover – August 16, 2011
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A grandmother who lives in the
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About the Author
Bryan Collier is a two-time Caldecott Honor winner (for Dave the Potter and Trombone Shorty). He is also the author and illustrator of the Coretta Scott King Award–winning book Uptown, illustrator of Martin’s Big Words, which was also a Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor book; Rosa, which received the Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award; and the #1 New York Times bestselling Barack Obama. Mr. Collier lives in New York.
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Top Customer Reviews
But now, the most important reason is my three young granddaughters. Only one lives within 2 1/2 hours from me while the other two live in the DC area--a two day drive from the 'sunny' south for us. So, when Amazon sent me their weekly email, "Books you might enjoy", YOUR MOON, MY MOON was at the top of the list. On the jacket and on the email, it states, "A Grandmother's words to a Faraway Child." I immediately, and with tremendous excitement, bought the book to send it to my little girls to let them know that I'm ALWAYS thinking about them, how much I miss them and how I love them. Hence, the disappointment when the book arrived. Granted the pictures, done my Bryan Collier are lovely, the book was nothing as advertised or packaged.
In fact, unless you live in Boston and your grandchild lives in Tanzania, I recommend that you DO NOT BUY THIS BOOK. It is a letter written very specifically by the Massachusetts author to her grandchild in Africa. It describes the Mass.Read more ›
Audio book about a grandmother as she tells her grandchild of things that she lives near and how the child has the same things, but opposite due to where they live.
Love the differences as this is a book my grandson would relate to as we are on the east coast and they are on the west coast.
One thing they share is the moon they each see.
I received this book from National Library Service for my BARD (Braille Audio Reading Device).
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Great story. I hope she enjoys this book for many years to come.Published 12 months ago by Staci R. Sachs
We all loved this book, especially our grandkids had been living in London for 2 years. All the grandparents signed it and got teary eyed as we did.Published 23 months ago by Jeanne D. Smith