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A stopwatch from Grampa / written by Loretta Garbutt ; illustrated by Carmen Mok.

Garbutt, Loretta, 1961- (Author). Mok, Carmen, 1968- (Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 9781525301445 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
  • Publisher: Toronto, Ontario : Kids Can Press, 2020

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"A sensitive portrayal of loss and grief, told through a grandchild's inheritance of a stopwatch that belonged to Grampa. In this touching debut picture book about the loss of a beloved grandfather, author Loretta Garbutt explores the stages of grief with a delicate hand. The story opens with our narrator inheriting a stopwatch. For the grandchild, the object carries many cherished memories. "Grampa used to time everything. He timed me when I ran to the end of our street and back. Best speed, 24 seconds." As the year passes, and the seasons change, our narrator slowly moves through the five stages of grief (denial, anger, bargaining, depression, acceptance). At first, the stopwatch is a painful reminder of Grampa. But in time, our character finds a special way to honor Grampa and carry forward his traditions."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Children and death > Juvenile fiction.
Death > Juvenile fiction.
Grandfathers > Juvenile fiction.
Grandparent and child > Juvenile fiction.
Grief > Juvenile fiction.
Stopwatches > Juvenile fiction.
Genre: Picture books.

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Community Centre JP Garbu 38080500281751 Juvenile Available -
Victoria JP Garbu 38080500281744 Juvenile Available -

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