My Nana And Me

Summary:

A young girl tells us about a day she spent with her grandmother. They played games together, shared a tea party, and when Nana kissed her goodnight, she knew she was loved.


Reader Enjoyment Factors:

Children everywhere can relate to this heartwarming book.

Content Awareness Factors:

None.


Little Kid Reaction

The children liked the story. They were “taken back” by the story because they could relate it to their own lives. I heard things like "I love this story" and "My grandma and I cook, too."

Parent Reaction

The book was just so precious! Many children have Nana’s and could related to the things that Nana did with her little girl. From sitting in her lap to baking in the kitchen this was so heartwarming.

Type of Book:
This is a picture book that celebrates the grandparent-child relationshp.
Educational Themes:

Use this book to create and reinforce connections between a grandparent and child. It's an opportunity to recognize and celebrate traditions and cultures, as well.

Reading Level:
2.3
Recommended Age To Read By Yourself:
6 to 8
Recommended Age To Read Together:
2 to 6
Age of child:
Read with a group of children ages 3 to 9. Students at W.M. Anderson Primary School, Kingstree, SC participated in this book review as part of our Use Your ABCs program.
Purchase Recommendation:
Buy! This is a timeless book.

Title My Nana and Me
Author Irene Smalls
Publisher Little, Brown Books for Young Readers © 2005
Illustrators Cathy Ann Johnson
ISBN 0316168211
Material Hard Cover
Cost $15.99
Genres Family, Poetry
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