Granny Torrelli Makes Soup
“A heartfelt novel celebrating friendship and family ties.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review)
Twelve-year-old Rosie and her best friend, Bailey, don’t always get along, that’s true. But Granny Torrelli seems to know just how to make things right again with her interesting stories and family recipes. She understands from experience that life's twist and turns can't rattle the unique bond between two lifelong pals.
Newbery Medal winner Sharon Creech cooks up a delightfully tender novel filled with homemade dishes and secret recipes. It’s easier to remember what’s important about love, life, and friendship while Granny Torrelli makes soup.
Celebrate a special connection to a parent or grandparent by sharing this empathetic, funny book.
“A tasty treat.” –ALA Booklist (starred review)
“This is a meal that should not be missed.” –School Library Journal (starred review)
An ALA Notable Children’s Book and ALA Booklist Editors’ Choice
HarperCollins, 9780064409605, 160pp.
Publication Date: December 26, 2012
About the Author
Sharon Creech has written twenty-one books for young people and is published in over twenty languages. Her books have received awards in both the U.S. and abroad, including the Newbery Medal for Walk Two Moons, the Newbery Honor for The Wanderer, and Great Britain’s Carnegie Medal for Ruby Holler.
Before beginning her writing career, Sharon Creech taught English for fifteen years in England and Switzerland. She and her husband now live in Maine, “lured there by our grandchildren,” Creech says.