Peter is thrilled that Grandpa is coming to live with the family - until he finds out that Grandpa is moving into this room. He thinks the only way he can reclaim his room is by declaring war on his grandfather.
This book won the Dorothy Canfield Fisher Award, William Allen White Award, Tennessee Children's Choice Book Award, Parents' Choice Award, An IRA-CBC Children's Choice, Mark Twain Award, Young Hoosier Award, South Carolina Children's Book Award, Pacific Northwest Library Association Young Reader's Choice Award, and Georgia Children's Book Award.
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OUTSTANDING Book, disappointing narration
The War with Grandpa is one of those little known gems. When I was a classroom teacher, it was one of the most popular books I read to my class. The author truly captures the feelings of the boy Peter when he has to give up his room to his grandpa. The life lessons learned are presented in ways sometimes comical, sometimes touching. That being said, I'm extremely disappointed that they did not use the voice of a younger actor - someone approximately Peter's age - to narrate this audio book, especially since Peter tells us he's writing this story down because it's a homework assignment. While I'm sure it will still be an enjoyable listen, it would have been even better hearing it in a younger boy's voice.
this is a heart warming commical story with unlikely but relative situationes definitly worth purchasing.