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Nana Upstairs & Nana Downstairs

Nana Upstairs & Nana Downstairs

by Tomie dePaola
Four-year-old Tommy enjoys his relationship with both his grandmother and great-grandmother but eventually learns to face their inevitable death.
Ages
3, 4, 5, 6, 7
Interest Level
Grades K - 2
Grade Level Equivalent
3.7
Lexile Measure
530L
DRA
20
Guided Reading
L
Publisher
Tandem Library
Genre
Classics

About the Author

Contributor Image Alt Tag Tomie dePaola Tomie dePaola was born in Meriden, Connecticut in 1934. At age 4, he knew he wanted to become a writer and an illustrator. His mother was an avid book lover and read to him and his brother often. As a child, dePaola would illustrate the books his mother read to him.

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