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My great-grandmother"s gourd

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Water -- Fiction, Baobab -- Fiction, Trees -- Fiction, Grandmothers -- Fiction, Sudan -- Fi

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Residents of a Sudanese village rejoice when a traditional water storage method is replaced by modern technology, but Fatima"s grandmother knows there is no substitute for the reliability of the baobab tree.

Statementby Cristina Kessler ; illustrated by Walter Lyon Krudop.
GenreFiction.
ContributionsKrudop, Walter, 1966- ill.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.K4824 My 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL51259M
ISBN 100531302849, 0531332845
LC Control Number99056553

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Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Fatima is thrilled. Her village has a brand-new pump. N 4/5. My Great Grandmother's Gourd. Description; If you are using a trade book or different edition of this title, the page/unit/week references in this lesson will not match.

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Book Review. School Library Journal Grade A delightful story about keeping old traditions while accepting those that are new. The well-written story generates a warm feeling as Fatima’s grandmother speaks of the olden days and her granddaughter is able to learn and appreciate the ways of her elders.

“One day you will be my grandmother’s gourd.” Additional Tasks. Use details from the story to compare and contrast the work involved in getting water from the. The Hardcover of the My Great-Grandmother's Gourd by Cristina Kessler, Walter Lyon Krudop | at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more.

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Prior to reading this book, I thought it was going to be a great-grandmother sharing her stories with her great-granddaughter. I soon found out this was not true, and that the tree, referred to as the great-grandmother’s gourd, isn’t even the little girl’s or the grandmother’s great-grandmother’s, but that it has survived countless generations.

Fatima's Sudanese village is caught between the ways of the past and the present in a story based on a true event in modern East Africa. Before the coming of the dry season, villagers have always stored water in baobob trees called water gourds, but now that a new pump has arrived, they've grown complacent and dismiss the old ways.

Only Fatima's grandmother thinks the villagers are foolish for. My Great-Grandmother's Gourd, This illustrated children's book, set in a traditional Sudanese village, tells the true story of a grandmother who teaches her granddaughter the wisdom of.

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Review: My Great-Grandmother’s Gourd tells a great story about holding on to tradition and not being completely dependent on new technology. Prior to reading this book, I thought it was going to be a great-grandmother sharing her stories with her great-granddaughter.

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I adored my Gran and loved spending time with her and my adult sons had a very special relationship with their Nana (my mum) and now with a sweet little granddaughter of my own, this story felt extra special/5. My Great-Grandmother's Gourd Paperback – 1 Sept. by Cristina Kessler (Author) › Visit Amazon's Cristina Kessler Page.

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