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Vroman's Celebrates 125 years with special anniversary events

Mina Javaherbin presents and signs My Grandma and Me

Mina Javaherbin book signing Saturday September 28th at 10:30am

In a true tale of a young girl in Iran and her grandmother, this beautiful ode to family celebrates small moments of love that become lifelong memories.

In this big universe full of many moons, I have traveled and seen many wonders, but I have never loved anything or anyone the way I love my grandma.

While Mina is growing up in Iran, the center of her world is her grandmother. Whether visiting friends next door, going to the mosque for midnight prayers during Ramadan, or taking an imaginary trip around the planets, Mina and her grandma are never far apart. At once deeply personal and utterly universal, Mina Javaherbin's words make up a love letter of the rarest sort: the kind that shares a bit of its warmth with every reader. Soft, colorful, and full of intricate patterns, Lindsey Yankey's illustrations feel like a personal invitation into the coziest home, and the adoration between Mina and her grandma is evident on every page. (Candlewick Press)

Mina Javaherbin was born in Iran and immigrated to the U.S.A. long ago. She is the author of Elephant in the Dark, The Secret Message, Soccer Star and more. She is fluent in both Persian and English and lives near a beach in Southern California with her husband and two children.

Those wishing to get books signed will be asked to purchase at least one copy of the author's most recent title from Vroman's. For each purchased copy of the newest title, customers may bring up to three copies from home to be signed. This policy applies to all Vroman's Bookstore events unless otherwise noted. Save your Vroman's receipt; it will be checked when you enter the signing line.

Event date: 
Saturday, September 28, 2019 - 10:30am
Event address: 
695 E. Colorado Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91101
My Grandma and Me Cover Image
By Mina Javaherbin, Lindsey Yankey (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780763694944
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Candlewick - August 13th, 2019

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