Published March 2003
by Lee & Low Books .
Written in English
Reading Rainbow Book
|Contributions||Ange Zhang (Illustrator)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||36|
Grandfather Counts is a critically acclaimed picture book that was a “Choices” selection from the Cooperative Children’s Book Center, was chosen as an Honor Book by the Society of School Librarians International, and was listed by the Cooperative Children’s Book Center as one of 50 Multicultural Books Every Child Should Know. Grandfather Counts is a story of a grandfather and his granddaughter coming together even though they don't speak the same language. Gong Gong (Grandfather) came from China to America to stay with Helen's (the granddaughter) family. Since the grandfather did not speak any English, he felt isolated.5/5(5). Grandfather Counts Helen, a biracial Chinese Caucasian child, has to give up her room when Gong Gong, her grandfather, comes from China to live with her family in America. Gong Gong seems disappointed that his grandchildren don’t speak Chinese, his only language, and Helen, her brother, and sister, who speak only English, are disappointed. A moving intergenerational story, Grandfather Counts highlights the universality of the love shared between grandparent and grandchild, a love that helps them .
Grandfather Counts by Andrea Cheng and Ange Zhang. Helen has to adjust to changes in her household when Gong Gong, her grandfather from read more. Helen has to adjust to changes in her household when Gong Gong, her grandfather from China, comes to live with her family. We found 7 reviewed resources for grandfather counts. Lesson Planet. Grandfather Counts For Teachers 2nd - 4th. Students complete pre reading, writing, and post reading activities for the book Grandfather Counts. In this guided reading lesson plan, students complete writing, go over vocabulary, answer short answer questions, have discussions. Get this from a library! Grandfather counts. [Andrea Cheng; Ange Zhang] -- When her maternal grandfather comes from China, Helen, who is biracial, develops a special bond with him despite their age and language differences. Reading to Kids is a grassroots organization dedicated to inspiring underserved children with a love of reading, thereby enriching their lives and opportunities for future success. Reading to Kids currently works with Gratts, Magnolia, Esperanza, Los Angeles, Politi, White, Alta Loma, and MacArthur Park Elementary Schools (located in Los Angeles, California) to support monthly, school.
Picture book. Grandfather Counts. All content copyright Andrea Cheng Contact. TM ® & © Scholastic Inc. All Rights Reserved. Susan Cheyney GRADES: About Us. She taught English as a Second Language and children's literature at Cincinnati State Technical and Community College. She was a children's author and illustrator. Her books included Grandfather Counts, Marika, The Key Collection, Honeysuckle House, Where the Steps Were, The Bear Makers, Brushing Mom's Hair, and the Year of chapter book series.5/5(1). Teacher's Guide For Grandfather Counts | Lee and Low Books. Resources for teaching ideas and activities from the publisher’s website.