A young girl walks her grandmother to school as grandmother has her first opportunity to learn to read and write at a special school for grandmothers established by a local teacher in India in 2016. As grandmother learns more and more the family and community celebrate her achievements and successes. This compelling Canadian picture book, with vibrant illustrations, celebrates the worth of education and learning despite age, gender, or location. Useful for a K-3 classroom or school library and as a read-aloud to introduce and launch discussion of multicultural education and the importance of reading, basic literacy, and education for women and at-risk populations.
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