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5+years

Just Like Grandpa Jazz

Author: Tarah L. GearIllustrator: Mirna Imamovic

As Frank helps Grandpa Jazz prepare for his holiday to homeland Mauritius, memories flood back and Frank gets a surprise. This lovely story, with sweet illustrations, portrays a tender grandparent-child relationship. Touching on colonialism, Windrush and racism, it also provides important insight into the complex history and culture of Mauritius. 

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  • Own Voice
  • Black representation
  • Mixed-heritage representation
  • Diverse cast
  • Single parent
  • South Asian representation