Grandma's Gift is a personal tale based on Velasquez's special relationship with his abuela who influenced his dream of becoming an artist. Velasquez's penchant for details and use of oil on watercolor papers complements his amazing use of color and light to reflect the mood of the characters.
- Fiction, General Fiction
- Pura Belpré Youth Illustrator Award 2011 (Medal Winner)
- Age: Younger
- Format: Book
- ISBN: 9780802720825