Utopian Grandparents

  • Perry Nodelman University of Winnipeg
Keywords: ageing, borders, review, grandparents


Review of:

Balasubramaniam, Saumiya. When I Found Grandma. Illustrated by Qin Leng, Groundwood, 2019. 32 pp. $17.95 hc. ISBN 9781773060194.

Chabbert, Ingrid. A Drop of the Sea. Illustrated by Guridi, Kids Can, 2018.

Lê, Minh. Drawn Together. Illustrated by Dan Santat, Disney Hyperion 2018.

Sage, James. Old Misery. Illustrated by Russel Ayto, Kids Can, 2018.

Uegaki, Cheri. Ojiichan’s Gift. Illustrated by Genevieve Simms, Kids Can, 2019.


DOI: 10.1353/jeu.2019.0027

Author Biography

Perry Nodelman, University of Winnipeg

Professor Emeritus of English at the University of Winnipeg, Perry Nodelman is the author of four books about children’s literature and over 150 articles on various aspects of it, many of which are available at perrynodelman.com. He grandparents in Halifax, where he also volunteers as a guide at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia.

How to Cite
Nodelman, P. (2020). Utopian Grandparents. Jeunesse: Young People, Texts, Cultures, 11(2), 285-296. Retrieved from https://jeunessejournal.ca/index.php/yptc/article/view/507