Synopses & Reviews
The time has come for Emily's grandmother to move. But it's hard to leave her house on Maple Street, filled as it is with a lifetime of cherished memories. At the retirement home, Oma complains about everything, from flowers in the hallway to crooked bowling lanes Emily wants to see Oma happy again, but she doesn't know what to do. At home, Emily and her mother begin to sort through Oma's possessions. They find ribbons, lace, curtains and blankets. Surrounded by the faded fabrics, Emily now knows the perfect way to keep Oma's memories by her side -- by stitching a one-of-a-kind patchwork quilt Spirited illustrations enhance this uplifting story about lives in transition and the threads of memory that hold them together.
Emily's grandmother Oma must move from her house to the retirement home, and it's hard leaving all her memories behind. At the retirement home, Oma complains about everything, from the flowers to crooked bowling lanes. Emily wants to see Oma happy again, so she and her mother go through Oma's things and find materials to make a one-of-a-kind patchwork quilt. Full-color illustrations.