If You Miss Me

If You Miss Me

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A healing story of loss and love, this beautiful picture book reminds us that the people who mean the most to us are always with us.

Charlie loves to dance her way through life with her grandma. They may not always be together, but each time they part Grandma says, "If you miss me, look at the moon." Then winter brings unexpected change, and not even dancing feels the same. What will Charlie do? Will Grandma come to see her dance again? In the biggest show of the year, Charlie finds her answer. This tender exploration of loss from debut author-illustrator Jocelyn Li Langrand illuminates the boundless power of love to help and heal.

Title:If You Miss Me
ISBN:9781338680690
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    If You Miss Me Reviews

  • Jillian Bielen

    I received a copy of the ARC through Scholastic. Thank you Scholastic! I was actually hesitant to read this book because I didn’t want to be brought down by a picture book that discussed loss and gr...

  • Olivia

    See my full review here: https://www.yabookscentral.com/kidsfi...IF YOU MISS ME is a beautiful picture book about loss, love, and grief. Charlie loves to dance, and she especially loves to dance with ...

  • Tia

    Sent an uncorrected proof from the publisherThe message is clear and the illustrations are vibrant and fun. The love shared between a child and a grandparent can be very special and memorable. Unfortu...

  • Bonnie Grover

    “ Because even if we’re apart, the same moon shines for both of us. So when I see the moon. I see you.” Grandma said. A healing story of love and loss that reminds us that people who mean the mo...

  • Sara (Freadom Library)

    Never has a picture book ever hit me so hard in my feelings. Sweet and touching story about loss, love and comfort. Beautiful imagery and ending. ...

  • Lynn

    Read in galley. This is a touching story of love and loss, done with great sensitivity for a young reader. The artwork is exceptional and features very effective perspectives. A debut that is terrific...

  • Brenda Kahn

    Lovely meditation on grief....

  • Josh Olds

    If You Miss Me is the story of a little girl who moves away from her grandma. They did so many things together, dancing especially, but then Charlie had to move to the city. Her grandma tells her “I...

  • Barbara

    Charlie and her grandmother are close, and they spend many happy days together. Charlie loves to dance and show off for the elderly woman, and her grandmother delights in watching her perform and even...

  • Melanie Dulaney

    Jocelyn Li Langrand’s picture book expresses the special love between a grandmother and granddaughter and the deep sense of loss felt at the passing of the elder. Charley loves to dance and her gran...