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Review of Be the Change: A Grandfather Gandhi Story

Be the Change: A Grandfather Gandhi Story by Arun Gandhi and Bethany 
Hegedus; illus. by Evan Turk Primary    Atheneum    48 pp. 8/16    978-1-4814-4265-7    $18.99    g e-book ed.  978-1-4814-4266-4    $10.99 The creators of Grandfather Gandhi (rev. 3/14) here share another episode featuring the groundbreaking civil rights figure. Young Arun Gandhi and his family live “simply and […]

Grandfather Gandhi

Let’s get the hard stuff out of the way at the beginning: I am not 100% sure this book is eligible for Caldecott. Yes, it’s published by an American press in the United States, and the illustrator is American. One of the authors (Bethany Hegedus) is American, and the other (Arun Gandhi) lives in Rochester, NY, according […]

Review of Grandfather Gandhi

Grandfather Gandhi by Arun Gandhi and Bethany 
Hegedus; illus. by Evan Turk Primary    Atheneum    48 pp. 3/14    978-1-4424-2365-7    $17.99 e-book ed.  978-1-4424-5082-0    $10.99 A visit to a grandfather’s home in another country can have its ups and downs even in an ordinary family. But Arun faces some special challenges because his grandfather is Mahatma Gandhi. […]