When I Visited Grandma

When I Visited Grandma

ISBN: 9781773068336
  • Author: Balasubramaniam
  • Condition: VeryGood
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Maya is excited to be in India visiting Grandma, but their time together isn't quite what she expected ... A companion book to When I Found Grandma.

It's Maya's first morning in India, but Grandma is already rushing her -- it's market day and they must make the most of Maya's visit. When Maya comes out of her room wearing her favorite ripped jeans, Grandma wants to sew them! Maya finds the market too hot, too loud, and it's full of Grandma's nosy neighbors. Even back at home, Grandma's friends keep dropping by. Maya just longs to be left alone. But the next morning the house is unusually quiet. Dad explains that Grandma has had to go to the hospital. And suddenly Maya begins to see things differently ...

Once again Saumiya Balasubramaniam explores the challenges of cross-cultural and intergenerational relationships in this sweet story with vivid illustrations by Kavita Ramchandran.

Key Text Features



Correlates to the Common Core State Standards in English Language Arts:


Describe characters, settings, and major events in a story, using key details.


Identify words and phrases in stories or poems that suggest feelings or appeal to the senses.


Use illustrations and details in a story to describe its characters, setting, or events.

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