Our Gracie Aunt

Our Gracie Aunt

Book - 2002
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When a brother and sister are taken to stay with their mother's sister because their mother neglects them, they wonder if they will see their mother again.
Publisher: New York : Hyperion Books for Children/Jump at the Sun, c2002.
ISBN: 9780786806201
0786806206
9780786825325
0786825324
Branch Call Number: E FICTION Woodson Jacqueli
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) :,col. ill. ;,29 cm.
Additional Contributors: Muth, Jon J.

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JCLBeckyC Nov 09, 2016

A little brother and big sister are moved from their mother's home to their Aunt Gracie's home after their mother can no longer care for them. Their Aunt Gracie is warm and wonderful, reminding them that it's OK to express feelings. "It's good to cry," she'd say. "Crying washes you... Read More »

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JCLBeckyC Apr 15, 2019

A little brother and big sister are moved from their mother's home to their Aunt Gracie's home after their mother can no longer care for them. Their Aunt Gracie is warm and wonderful, reminding them that it's OK to express feelings. "It's good to cry," she'd say. "Crying washes you... Read More »

When a brother and sister are taken to stay with their mother's sister because their mother neglects them, they wonder if they will see their mother again.

When a brother and sister are taken to stay with their mother's sister because their mother neglects them, they wonder if they will see their mother again.


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JCLBeckyC Apr 15, 2019

"You all just remember that I love you, okay? Will you remember that?" Me and Beebee nodded. "Our Gracie aunt told us," I said. "That you loved us, and stuff." "Gracie's a good person," Mama said. Beebee wiped her eyes. "You're good too, Mama."

JCLBeckyC Apr 15, 2019

"Even when a mama loves you, she can't always take care of you."

JCLBeckyC Apr 15, 2019

And when I cried about missing Mama, our Gracie aunt gave me Bluey to hold. "It's good to cry," she'd say. "Crying washes you out inside."

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JCLBeckyC Apr 15, 2019

A little brother and big sister are moved from their mother's home to their Aunt Gracie's home after their mother can no longer care for them. Their Aunt Gracie is warm and wonderful, reminding them that it's OK to express feelings. "It's good to cry," she'd say. "Crying washes you out inside." I'm telling you: my insides are squeaky clean after reading this beautiful story. If you like a good cry, give this book a try.

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