Category Archives: Activities and Resources

Review of “My Abuelita”—a Grandparent raising her Grandchild

In My Abuelita, by Tony Johnston, a young boy lives with his grandmother and from the first page he tells us how much he loves her. Also, from the beginning he tells us Abuelita loves her work, and we follow … Continue reading

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Resources to spark your creativity

Perhaps you’re not quite ready to dye live kittens in pastel colors after reading Bottle Houses: The Creative World of Grandma Prisbrey, but it may spur you to get in touch with your creative side. Reading about real life Grandma … Continue reading

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An Elder’s Story via Story Corps

Chinese/American grandmother, Kay Wang, only shared details of her life with great reluctance. But her tales of growing up in China and then years later, working as a Bloomingdale’s store detective in NYC, were her last precious gift to her … Continue reading

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Generations United – Building Bridges

Someone needs to power up their PC and churn out a children’s book about a “grandfamily” a.s.a.p. Does anyone know of such a book—featuring a grandparent or other older adult raising young children? I know many grandfamilies, teachers and librarians … Continue reading

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100 Books for 100 Years

I’m meant to be reading a novel for one of the two book clubs I belong to, so naturally I’ve been reading more children’s books. I came across a colorful, creative book that details ideas for kids to celebrate their … Continue reading

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