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.

Genre: Fiction

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?