Bibliographic Information: Nye, N. S., & Carpenter, N. (1997). Sitti’s Secrets. New York: Aladdin Paperbacks.
Short Annotation: This book is about a little girl who describes her travels to Palestine to visit her Grandma. Her grandma and she may not speak that same language, but they sure enjoy each other’s company.
Grade Level: K – 2
Readers who will like this book: readers who like to read fiction books; readers who like to read about grandmas; readers who like to read cultural books
Personal Response/Rating: 4 – I really enjoyed the book. The illustrations in this book are amazing. It also tells a wonderful story of how language can’t stop anyone from having a strong relationship.
Text-Dependent Question: What did Grandma Sitti make the little girl?