Modern GrandParents Handbook
By Georgia Witkin, Ph.D. New American Library, $15. Available at Amazon and other book vendors.
We at GRAND Magazine have read just about every book that’s been published on grandparenting, and this one is right up there with the best. Georgia Witkin (psychiatry professor, therapist and grandparent) covers topics of interest [...]
Joni Sensel writes books for young readers, but her novels all include an adult character who forges a strong relationship with the younger protagonist.
“I’m interested in the relationships that can develop between kids and adults who are not their parents or teachers,” she says. “I think it’s an interesting way to explore [...]
The Secret Life of Prince Charming
Quinn is surrounded by women with broken hearts. Between her mother, her aunt, and her grandmother, Quinn hears nothing but cautionary tales. Then she gets dumped and starts to wonder if there really are no good men. It doesn’t help when Quinn discovers that her selfish, womanizing [...]
Eleven-year-old Zoe feels invisible at school. That is, to everyone but the weird new kid, Lucas, who thinks Zoe is a code-reading genius. She reads a single cipher in his notebook, and now he won’t leave her alone!
But when Zoe’s best friend ditches her, she begins spending time with Lucas. And before long, cryptic [...]
Last month we looked at some great toys and tech for the grandkids. Now we turn the spotlight where it belongs-on you! We’ve rounded up some of our favorite tech products that are useful and fun, without being frustrating.
Digital photo frames have been around for years, but they were too complicated to appeal to [...]
The best in children’s literature, selected by Jim Whiting.
Scotti Cohn is a freelance writer and editor living in central Illinois. She is the author of six nonfiction books published by The Globe Pequot Press. Her short stories have appeared in numerous magazines for young people, and her poems about animals have appeared [...]
“Knuffle Bunny” by Mo Willems – A father and his toddler daughter head to the laundromat where the girl plays, but unfortunately leaves her stuffed bunny mixed in with the laundry. The art is drawing over photographs and has many wonderful details. Ages 3-6. “Scaredy Squirrel” by Melanie Watt – Scaredy Squirrel is afraid [...]