Spring 2022

Grandpa Alan's Sugar Shack

  • Interest Level: Kindergarten - Grade 3
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

Tap, tap, tap. Drip, drip, drip.

“What’s that sound, Grandpa?”

“It’s the sap running from the maples.”

Here is the gentle story of a granddaughter discovering one of the great joys of her grandfather’s youth, spring in the north woods when the maple trees are bursting with sap.

Together, grandfather and granddaughter make their way out into the chilly pre-dawn woods to find and tap maple trees, hang buckets, and collect sap. And then patiently (or not!), they wait for the sap to boil into syrup back at the sugar shack. They wait until . . . at last! The first sweet taste of amber, sticky goodness is ready.

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Interest Level Kindergarten - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Picture Books
Category SEL: B Self-Management, SEL: D Relationship Skills, Social Emotional Learning
Copyright 2022
Publisher Page Education Foundation
Imprint Page Education Foundation
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2022-05-03
Text Type Fiction
BISACS JUV013030, JUV050000, JUV029000
Dewey [Fic]
Dimensions 9.25 x 11.25
Lexile 570
Features Original artwork

Author: Kamie Page

Kamie Page is a second grade teacher and lifelong teacher. She and her father, Alan Page, are award-winning authors.

Author: Alan Page

Alan Page, retired Associate of the Minnesota Supreme Court and NFL Hall of Famer, is an award winning children's book author. He and his wife, Diane, founded the Page Education Foundation.

Illustrator: David Geister

David Geister is a storyteller with a paintbrush who has created artwork for historic sites, publications, and private collectors. He is the illustrator of more than twenty picture books.

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