The Hickory Chair

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?


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