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    When I Am Old With You

    When I Am Old With You

    by Angela Johnson and David Soman

    An African-American boy imagines that he and his Grandaddy will both be old…together. Readers will delight in "the joy the two characters have in each other's company."—Publishers Weekly

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    by Angela Johnson and E. B. Lewis

    Lily fills her paintings with wonderful thoughts and images, in a tribute to the artists that inspired the author as a child. "Warm, poetic text, exuberant, childlike watercolors."—Booklist

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When I Am Old with You

Author: Angela Johnson

Illustrator: David Soman

Interest Level:
Pre-K-3

Lexile Framework:
730L

Grade Level Equivalent:
2.5

Guided Reading Level:
I

Age:
4-8

Subject:
Grandparents and Grandchildren, African American

About This Book

"A small child imagines a future when he will be old with his Granddaddy and will sit beside him in a rocking chair and talk about everything... The poignant reality that time will never allow these two to coexist at the same age is softened by the fact that they do not have to be the same age in order to share happy times... The African American child and grandfather are...recognizable to anyone who has ever shared the bond of family love across generations." — School Library Journal, starred review

Coretta Scott King Honor Book


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