Title: The Hickory Chair
Bibliographic information: Rowe Fraustino, L. (2001). The Hickory Chair. New York: Scholastic Press
Brief annotation: A blind boy tells the story of his relationship with hiss grandmother and the gift she left for him when she died.
Genre: Realistic fiction picture book
Grade: 1st – 3rd
Readers who will like this: Readers who have a special relationship with a grandparent will like this book.
Rating: 4 – I really enjoyed this story. I liked the relationship shown between a grandson and grandmother even after her death. It shows that a connection can stay even when the people are gone.
Questions: Is there a special item that you and your grandparent(s) share?