Grandfather and the moon

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Grief, Grandfathers, Grandparent and child, Mental Depression, Juvenile fiction, Con
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This moving graphic novel tells the story of the affection between a girl and her grandfather. When the grandfather withdraws in grief after his wife dies, the girl is determined to live life fully herself and enters an extraordinary contest the result is a sensitive portrayal of pursuing a dream.

StatementStphanie Lapointe and [illustrations by] Rog ; translated by Shelley Tanaka
ContributionsRog, 1972- ill, Tanaka, Shelley, translator
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (unpaged)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27235972M
ISBN 101554989612
ISBN 139781554989614

Grandfather and the Moon is considered a children's book, but really I think you get the most out of it as an adult. It starts off as a child's reflection on her grandfather and his depression after the death of his wife. But it quickly turns from what you would expect when the granddaughter starts talking about a contest that she won/5.

Grandfather, a man of few words, is devastated when his beloved wife succumbs to cancer, and he sinks into depression. His granddaughter (“MarMar,” as he calls her) has a different response.

She decides to enter the Who Will Go to the Moon Contest, and when she actually wins, she hopes that Grandfather will be proud of her/5(2). Lapointe builds a portrait of a brokenhearted man and his granddaughter in details, adding depth and nuance to their compelling bond, before shifting the story in an unexpected direction.

One day news spreads of a “Who Will Go to the Moon Contest,” which captures the curiosity of almost everyone, including the narrator. Grandfather and the moon. [Stéphanie Lapointe; Rogé; Shelley Tanaka] -- Tells the story of a loving granddaughter who worries about her grandfather's depression after the loss of her grandmother and enters a contest to travel to the moon, with unexpected results.

Grandfather and the Moon. Written by Stéphanie Lapointe • Illustrated by Rogé • Translated by Shelley Tanaka. For readers 10 - 13 years old | Published | ISBN JUVENILE FICTION / Comics & Graphic Novels / General. Grandfather and the Moon Grandfather, a man of few words, is devastated when his beloved wife succumbs to cancer, and he sinks into depression.

His granddaughter (“MarMar,” as he calls her) has a different reaction.

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She decides to enter the Who Will Go to the Moon Contest, and when she wins, she hopes that Grandfather will be proud of her. Grandfather and the Moon (Book): Lapointe, Stéphanie: Tells the story of a loving granddaughter who worries about her grandfather's depression after the loss of her grandmother and enters a contest to travel to the moon, with unexpected results.

Shelves: kidlit, picture-books Grandfather Twilight is an old man who lives in the woods and puts the full moon into the sky. This is a beautiful bedtime story, with illustrations that take us to an imaginary world where a pearl grows to the size of the moon and an old man's body blends into the dusky sky.

Spare text and creative vision/5. In this context, Grandfather and the Moon is not entirely unique, but it doesn’t quite hit the same sense of satisfaction or completeness that might have transcended the puzzling allegory at its core. Holding the book together, though, are Rogé’s evocative illustrations, rendered in muted shades of pencil and charcoal, with occasional uses.

Format: Paperback Verified Purchase This was my son's favorite book 25 years ago when he was a preschooler. It is a charming myth about the moon. I had to get it for my grandchildren /5(). Groundwood Books Grandfather and the Moon Written by Stéphanie Lapointe • Illustrated by Rogé • Translated by Shelley Tanaka For kids 10 - 13 years old | Published | ISBN JUVENILE FICTION / Comics & Graphic Novels / General.

It is said that Grandmother Moon rules your personality by the Moon that you were born under. Grandfather Sun rules your individuality. This Spirit Guide As Her Own Animal Totem. The animal totem for Grandmother Moon is the Loon.

A bird that swims and dives and lives around marshy areas of lakes. Grandfather, a man of few words, is devastated when his beloved wife succumbs to cancer, and he sinks into depression. His granddaughter ("Mémère," as he calls her) has a different response. She decides to enter the Who Will Go to the Moon Contest, and when she actually wins, she hopes that Grandfather will be proud of her.

[GRANDFATHER TWILIGHT] is the coziest bedtime book imaginable. Barbara Berger’s paintings of Grandfather Twilight, who walks through the forest holding a pearl that becomes the moon, are soft and warm as a pillow, and her spare text is full of quietness.

Grandfather and the Moon Stéphanie Lapointe, trans. from the French by Shelley Tanaka, illus. by Rogé. Groundwood (PGW, dist.), $ (p) ISBN   This is a nonfiction picture book about the mission of Apollo 11 to and from the moon. I love how it describes not just the flight, but what goes on in Mission Control and how the launch looks from the perspective of the bystanders.

This moving graphic novel tells the story of the affection between a girl and her grandfather. When the grandfather withdraws in grief after his wife dies, the girl is determined to live life fully herself and enters an extraordinary contest — the result is a sensitive portrayal of pursuing a dream.

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Grandfather and the Moon | This moving graphic novel tells the story of the affection between a girl and her grandfather. When the grandfather withdraws in grief after his wife dies, the girl is determined to live life fully herself and enters an extraordinary contest -- the result is a sensitive portrayal of pursuing a dream.

Grandfather is the main antagonist of Operation: Z.E.R.O. and is by far the most powerful and evil villain, aswell as the overarching antagonist of the Codename: Kids Next Door series. He is an extremely powerful and tyrannical being who once ruled the world before he was overthrown by his elder son, Monty Uno.

Many years later, he was revived by his younger son and Crimes: Brainwashing Child labor Abuse of power. This is a cute picture book that unfolds throughout the story. Monica the little girl in the story asks her father to get the moon down once it is small enough to play with.

After it is small enough to carry he claims up and grabs it. But, the moon conitues to get small until its gone/5(27). Grandfather and the Moon (Graphic Novel): Lapointe, Stéphanie: Tells the story of a loving granddaughter who worries about her grandfather's depression after the loss of her grandmother and enters a contest to travel to the moon, with unexpected results.

First published inin the June edition of Thrilling Wonder Stories, “–And The Moon Be Still As Bright” is a story from Bradbury’s collection The Martian Chronicles, which.

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Book Lot: Grandfather's Dream, Puff Flash Bang!, Honest Abe, The Fox in the Moon | eBaySeller Rating: % positive. Grandfather and the Moon (Graphic Novel): Lapointe, Stéphanie: Tells the story of a loving granddaughter who worries about her grandfather's depression after the loss of her grandmother and enters a contest to travel to the moon, with unexpected results.

THE MOST MAGNIFICENT THING ~ Kids Books Read Aloud ~ Bedtime Stories for Kids ~ StoryTime Read Along - Duration: Grandma's House Recommended for you. A childhood favorite of mine, this lavishly illustrated book shows, rather than tells, how night falls upon the world, and the moon rises.

I remember feeling slight anxiety as to what would happen if somebody were to steal one of the pearls from Grandfather Twilight. In general, though, this is the perfect bedtime story for young children, ages /5(16). The fifth book in the series that began with the Newbery Medal&#;winning Sarah, Plain and Tall by Patricia leans back on Grandfather's shoulder.

Aunt Mattie's knitting needles click in the dark. The moon rises. The candle flickers in the gentle /5(6). If your Grandfather Clock has a moving moon dial feature, follow these instructions.

To set moon dial, apply slight pressure with your fingers to the front of the moon dial. Rotate the moon dial Clockwise until the moon is directly below # (See figure 5).

If the moon dial will not rotate, wait 6 hours and try again. Tells the story of a loving granddaughter who worries about her grandfather's depression after the loss of her grandmother and enters a contest to travel to the moon, with unexpected results.

Drawing their attention to things like the moon rising in the window and the time on the clock changing helps develop their powers of observation.

Goodnight Moon: The Book. Goodnight Moon was written in by American author Margaret Wise Brown and was a classic bed-time story in North America for many years before it became popular in Australia.

Hours went by. Morning came the rays of the moon gave way to the rays of the sun and the boy and Grandmother were wide awake, wrapped up in Grandfather Stone’s tales. At last, the stone.Grandfather Twilight by Barbara Helen Berger and Barbara Berger (, Paperback) + $ Brand New.

Free Shipping. My son used to be afraid of the moon, this book was the solution. He began to see it as something beautiful and imagine Grandfather twilight placing it in the sky. I purchased this as a gift for him to read to his son/5(10).Digication ePortfolio:: Amanda LaSalle by LATOYA COBB,SHARON WYNE,NATALLIA SHUBA,MARIYA SHENYAUSKAYA,CECILIA REYES,LAUREN FRISONE,Amanda La Salle at CUNY Kingsborough Community College.

Grandfather's Journey by Allen Say Grandfather’s Journey “Grandfather’s Journey” written and illustrated by Allen Say is a heartwarming story .