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Two Mrs. Gibsons - Cover
Two Mrs. Gibsons
Toyomi Igus, Children's Book Press, 1995
"I once knew two Mrs. Gibsons," begins this true story in which a child compares her African American grandmother with her Japanese American mother. One Mrs. Gibson cooks pots of rice, the other cooks pots of greens. One catches fireflys with the girl, the other makes paper cranes. A lovely, well-written story about family life, the book ends with "I once knew two Mrs. Gibsons. They were very different, but they had a lot in common. They both loved my Daddy, and they both loved me."

Ages: Play Years (2-4), Transition (4-5), Young School Age (5-8)
Languages: English
Book Types: Story Book
Identity Groups: Elders, African American, Asian American, Bi-Racial
Strands: Knowledge of Self & Connection to Others, Joy in Diversity