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English, Karen.
New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2005.
IL K-3
ISBN 0374373612
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"Grandma," Jamal said soft as a whisper, because a question had suddenly blossomed.
"What, baby?"
"Were you ever a little girl?"
Grandma laughed.  "A little girl .. Why yes, I was a little girl -- once."
Jamal look and looked at Grandma.
"Grandma," he said after a while. "Were you a baby, too?"
Grandma smiled.  "I sure was.  Your ol' grandma was even once the baby on the way..."
With that, Grandma tells Jamal the story of her birth.  And what a story it is.
SUBJECTS:     Grandmothers -- Fiction.
                        Babies -- Fiction.
                        African Americans -- Fiction.


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