Tuesday, June 13, 2017

In Plain Sight

Submitted by Ms. Sue!
In Plain Sight by Richard Jackson and illustrated by Jerry Pinkney. Sophie’s grandpa plays a game of seek and find with her every day after school. Grandpa hides something and it’s always a surprise. They both live with Sophie’s mom and dad. Grandpa, who uses a wheelchair, stays near the window so he can watch Sophie as she comes and goes. He calls and waves to her as he looks out. Then every day after school she looks in on him and says “Here I am, Grandpa. How was the morning?” Grandpa always replies with a surprising statement and asks her to help him find the things that he “lost.” Paperclips, rubber bands, drinking straws are eventually found in an unusual places and in plain sight by Sophie. This book depicts a close relationship of a wheelchair bound grandfather and his sweet and considerate granddaughter who enjoys playing along. See this book listed in our catalog

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