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Our Corner Grocery Store

by Joanne Schwartz
Illustrated by Laura Beingessner

Published by Tundra, 2009
32 pages
ISBN: 978-0-88776-868-2

Ages 4 - 7

Young Anna Maria chronicles her day keeping shop with her Italian grandparents in their small grocery store by describing her chores, the shoppers, and the neighborhood rituals that make for a vibrant sense of community. A narrative featuring vivid descriptions of the store and the diverse people who work and shop there is paired with inviting illustrations full of child–friendly details sure to have some readers and listeners poring over the images. Anna Maria’s relationships with her grandma and grandpa (Nonno and Nonna) and the larger contemporary community are full of warmth and grounded with a sense of familiarity and belonging. CCBC Categories: Picture Books for School-Age Children.  © Cooperative Children's Book Center


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