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Intergenerational History Lessons–Guest Post

Guest blogger Joanne Corrigan tells how olders are sharing rich history lessons in an intergenerational setting. Many thanks to Joanne for this inspirational way to use Positive Aging picture books! When I discovered Lindsey McDivitt’s website, I was so excited! … Continue reading

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Late Bloomer: Guest post by author Vivian Kirkfield

A Leap of Faith: How jumping from a plane jump-started my writing career As a teenager, I was a huge Beatles fan. One of my favorite songs was When I’m 64. And for me, when I was 64, the course … Continue reading

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Using Picture Books to Change Attitudes to Aging

Back in 2013, when I first began blogging about images of aging and older adults in picture books, I believed it to be a rather lonely effort. Awareness of the need to diversify those images in both text and illustrations … Continue reading

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Poet: The Remarkable Story of George Moses Horton

Written and illustrated by Don Tate Peachtree Publishing 2015, ages 7-10 Topics: African-American pride, creativity, life experience, literacy, perseverance, poetry, slavery This award winning story begins, “George loved words. He wanted to learn how to read, but George was enslaved.” … Continue reading

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A is for Aging guest post on Cynsations

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November Carnival of Children’s Literature Roundup

Welcome to the November Carnival of Children’s Literature. You are in for a treat. Browse through a variety of posts by talented bloggers belonging to Kidlitosphere. Let them lead you to wonderful books just in time for your holiday shopping. Hosting … Continue reading

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Meena: An A is for Aging Book Review

Meena (for ages 5-9) by Sine Van Mol is an unusual book, and not simply because it’s a Belgian import. On the surface it is seemingly not a Positive Aging book, but it definitely serves my goal of increasing intergenerational … Continue reading

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On Word Counts

Brevity is not my middle name. In looking over my book review of Here Comes Grandma I realized that my word count vastly outnumbered the words in the book — 511 to 157! I seem to have a lot to … Continue reading

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The Big Reveal

Blogging about attitudes to aging, I feel I should share my own age. But I realize I hesitate, and feel some anxiety. Not the lurch-of-heart, breath-stopping kind—as when my mother discovered 12 year old me reading Herman Wouk’s Marjorie Morningstar, … Continue reading

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