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Every morning, a young girl walks her grandmother to the Aajibaichi Shala, the school that was built for the grandmothers in her village to have a place to learn to read and write.

Based on a true story from the village of Phangane, India, this brilliantly illustrated book tells the story of the grandmothers who got to go to school for the first time in their lives.

Grandmother School

Written by Rina Singh

Beautifully illustrated by Ellen Rooney

Selected for the 2020 Ultimate List of Diverse Children’s Books

Shortlisted for 2021 Blue Spruce Award

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Shortlisted for BC and Yukon Book Prize

Shortlisted for The Doug Wright Best Book Award

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