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Granny Came Here on the Empire Windrush

Author: Patrice LawrenceIllustrator: Camille Sucre

One day, Ava is asked to dress as a historical role model for a school assembly. Who should she choose? Then Granny begins to share her own history. This book is a heart-warming intergenerational account of the Windrush experience, stunningly brought to life by Camilla Sucre's beautiful artwork.

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  • Winner of the Accelerated Reader Quiz Writers' Choice Award
  • Primary Fiction Category in 2022
  • Patrice Lawrence is a multi award-winning author
  • Camille Sucre is an award-winning illustrator
  • Own Voice
  • Black representation
  • Challenges gender stereotypes
  • Female lead