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Now One Foot, Now the Other (1981)

by Tomie dePaola

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When his grandfather suffers a stroke, Bobby teaches him to walk, just as his grandfather had once taught him.

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Shows strong bonds with extended family (Grandpa/Bob). Helps kids understand that adults may get sick, and it's ok to be sad and scared about this. Also shows that it's important to still be with people if they get sick, and try to help them if you can. ( )
  blueskygreentrees | Jul 30, 2023 |
  lcslibrarian | Aug 13, 2020 |
Bobby's grandfather, Bob, is his best friend. When Bob is hospitalized for several months following a stroke, Bobby must cope with his best friend no longer being the same person. The two reacquaint themselves and develop a new friendship. Ages 3-8. Personal collection
  KaelynneGustafson | Mar 13, 2019 |
Now one foot, Now the other A young boy learns to walk from his grandfather. When his grandfather becomes old and disabled he gets to return the favor to his grandfather.
  Jordan.duncan | Mar 7, 2019 |
So touching. It's about a boy who grows up with grandpa who teaches him a lot of things growing up. The boy is grown now, grandpa has a stroke and the boy takes on the role of teaching his grandpa to walk agian
  kymberlyC | Mar 7, 2019 |
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