Don’t Call Me Grandma
Illustrations by Elizabeth Zunon
Carolrhoda Books, 2016
A Best Book of 2016, National Public Radio
Great-grandmother Nell eats fish for breakfast, she doesn’t hug or kiss, and she does NOT want to be called grandma. Her great-granddaughter isn’t sure what to think. As she slowly learns more about Nell’s life and experiences, the girl finds ways to connect with her prickly great-grandmother.