my grandmother asked me to tell you she’s sorry

My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She’s Sorry, by Fredrik Backman

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I loved this story and found it very endearing. It is about Elsa, an almost 8 year old, who gets bullied in school and yet is resilient and very smart for a girl her age. She is best friends with her eccentric, trash talking grandmother. They have a very special and unusual bond and speak their own secret language and speak of a fantasy land that seems to be more of a philosophy wrapped in images and tales.

After her grandmother dies, she leads Elsa on a journey through letters and friends to discover the meaning behind their secret land and along the way she grows closer the ones around her. This is a beautiful story and I highly recommend it.