Granddaddy's turn : a journey to the ballot box / Michael S. Bandy and Eric Stein ; illustrated by James E. Ransome.

By: Bandy, Michael S [author.]
Contributor(s): Stein, Eric, 1959- [author.] | Ransome, James [illustrator.]
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2015Edition: First editionDescription: 32 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 30 cmContent type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780763665937; 0763665932Subject(s): Grandfathers -- Juvenile fiction | Grandparent and child -- Juvenile fiction | African Americans -- Suffrage -- Juvenile fiction | Voting -- Juvenile fiction | Grandfathers -- Fiction | Grandparent and child -- Fiction | African Americans -- Suffrage -- Fiction | Voting -- FictionDDC classification: [E] LOC classification: PZ7.B22125 | Gr 2015Summary: "Life on the farm with Granddaddy is full of hard work, but despite all the chores, Granddaddy always makes time for play, especially fishing trips. Even when there isn't a bite to catch, he reminds young Michael that it takes patience to get what's coming to you. One morning, when Granddaddy heads into town in his fancy suit, Michael knows that something very special must be happening--and sure enough, everyone is lined up at town hall! For the very first time, Granddaddy is allowed to vote, and he couldn't be more proud. But can Michael be patient when justice just can't come soon enough?" -- Provided by publisher.
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"Life on the farm with Granddaddy is full of hard work, but despite all the chores, Granddaddy always makes time for play, especially fishing trips. Even when there isn't a bite to catch, he reminds young Michael that it takes patience to get what's coming to you. One morning, when Granddaddy heads into town in his fancy suit, Michael knows that something very special must be happening--and sure enough, everyone is lined up at town hall! For the very first time, Granddaddy is allowed to vote, and he couldn't be more proud. But can Michael be patient when justice just can't come soon enough?" -- Provided by publisher.

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