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The Power of Intergenerational Friendships Shines in ‘Ms. Ruby and the Gigi Squad’

The Power of Intergenerational Friendships Shines in ‘Ms. Ruby and the Gigi Squad’

‘Ms. Ruby and the Gigi Squad: Friendship Comes In All Ages’ Author: Vickie Rodgers Illustrator: Vidya Valsudevan Themes: anti-ageism, intergenerational, friendship, seniors, grandparents, elderly Befriending A Lonely Senior ‘Gigi’, a grandmother, knows her elderly friend, Ms. Ruby, has been feeling sad and lonely lately. Gigi gathers her grandchildren, Avery, Caroline, Will and Cole, to come up with a plan to cheer her up. “She was a nurse for a long time and has cared for many people. She doesn’t have…

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‘Sea Glass Summer’ a Treasure to be Discovered

‘Sea Glass Summer’ a Treasure to be Discovered

Author: Michelle Houts, Illustrator: Bagram Ibatoulline | Themes: beach, sea glass, treasure hunting, grandparents, family generations, imagination, dreaming, wonder Summers At The Island Cottage Decades ago, a boy named Thomas was spending the summer at his grandmother’s cottage in Michelle Houts’ ‘Sea Glass Summer‘. She gives Thomas a magnifying glass that used to belong to his grandfather. Thomas rushes off, eager to explore the beach. Then, while scouring the stony shoreline, his grandmother picks up a piece of sea glass…

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