Nikki Grimes pens a series of poems, illus. by Angelo, chronicling the relationship of a 10-year-old girl and her grandmother in Stepping Out with Grandma Mac. Told from the child's point of view, the verses reveal a grandma who doesn't bake cookies, and whose idea of a field trip centers around the garment district. As the collection progresses, the wisdom in Grandma Mac's stern lessons and austere values slowly reveals itself to the young narrator. ( Apr.)
Reviewed on: 04/01/2001 Release date: 04/01/2001 Genre: Children's
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