Suhaila's wish to know her deceased grandmother is granted when a golden ladder appears at her window and Grandma Annie invites her on a journey to the moon, where they welcome people who are facing tragedy. Includes facts about the painting and woman who inspired the story.
When Suhaila ask her mother about Grandma Annie, she learns that she was a loving, socially active person. Magically, Suhaila gets to meet Grandma Annie that very night, when a golden ladder takes them to the moon. Suhaila's experiences the world in an entirely different way, and is changed. With warm, moving illustrations. Maya Soetoro-Ng is President Obama's sister, and this story was inspired by her daughter's interest in their mother, Ann.
- Juvenile Fiction
- General, Bedtime + Dreams, Girls + Women, Family / Multigenerational
- 4-8 years
- Candlewick Pr
- April 12, 2011
- Maya Soetoro-ng
- Yuyi Morales