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The Granddaughter Necklace

Written by Sharon Dennis Wyeth & illustrated by Bagram Ibatoulline
Published by Scholastic
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A mother shares with her daughter stories of the generations of women in their family as each individual has passed along the tales and a glittering necklace to her own daughter. Includes notes on the author’s exploration of her ancestry.

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Book-loving mommy-to-be! Recently enjoyed The Hobbit, Becoming, and The Marvelous Magic of Miss Mabel.
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A wonderful story about family history and a necklace passed town to each granddaughter. This book is really inspiring and helps you get to know each women in the family line and how they influenced each other’s lives. It made me want to learn more about my own ancestors!

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Who Wrote The Granddaughter Necklace

Sharon Dennis Wyeth

Sharon Dennis Wyeth has written nearly fifty books for children, including several books in the My America series. She is also a poet, and a member of the Cave Canem Fellowship for African-American Poets. She lives in Upper Montclair, New Jersey.

Bagram Ibatoulline was born in Russia and educated at the Moscow State Academic Art Institute. He has illustrated many books for children, including THE ADVENTURES OF MARCO POLO by Russell Freedman, and CROW CALL by Lois Lowry. Bagram lives in Gouldsboro, Pennsylvania.

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Who Illustrated The Granddaughter Necklace

Bagram Ibatoulline

Bagram Ibatoulline is the illustrator of The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane, as well as On the Blue Comet by Rosemary Wells; Thumbelina retold by Brian Alderson; The Animal Hedge by Paul Fleischman; Hans Christian Andersen’s The Tinderbox and The Nightingale, both retold by Stephen Mitchell; The Serpent Came to Gloucester by M. T. Anderson; and Hana in the Time of the Tulips by Deborah Noyes. He lives in Pennsylvania.

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January 1, 2013
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