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Polacco, Patricia

Holes in the Sky

(3) K-3 On a starry night, Patricia's babushka shares that she'll soon leave through "holes in the sky" and promises to watch over them from heaven. After Babushka's passing, Patricia and her family move to Oakland. There she meets African American Stewart and his grandma, Miss Eula (from Chicken Sunday), who becomes Patricia's stand-in grandmother. Based on Polacco's childhood, this is an emotively illustrated tribute to grandmothers both lost and found.


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