Now that Grandpa’s gone, Sarah tries to remember what he used to say about the garden. Like us, he would tell her, a part of it never dies. Everything and everyone goes on and on. But Sarah feels very sad, even though Grandma and all the relatives are with her, sharing stories and hugs. How can life go on without Grandpa?
As summer slips into fall, Grandma and Sarah share a rich garden harvest?and their sweet, sweet memories of Grandpa. The stories and memories of loved ones, Sarah learns, are what keep everything and everyone going on and on.
This spare and beautiful picture book balances sadness and mourning with the comforting notion of the continuity of all life.
- Juvenile Fiction / People & Places / United States / African American
- Juvenile Fiction / Social Themes / Death & Dying
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