Grandmother Bryant's Pocket
Publication Date: March 1, 1996
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After Sarah loses her dog in a fire, her nightmares begin. In her story of healing, a one-eyed cat, a gaggle of unfriendly geese, and the special things in Grandmother Bryant's pocket turn out to be just the cure for Sarah's bad dreams.
Jacqueline Briggs Martin is the author of Snowflake Bentley, winner of the 1999 Caldecott Medal, and The Lamp, the Ice, and the Boat Called Fish, an ALA Notable Book, a Bulletin Blue Ribbon Book, Riverbank Review Finalist, Notable Social Studies Trade book and winner of The Golden Kite Award for Illustration. She grew up on a farm in Maine much like the one in this story. She lives in Mt. Vernon, Iowa.