Exceptional quality picture books that are perfect read-alouds for little ones
By Jan Parish, MEd
“There was one little baby who was born far away. And another who was born on the very next day. And both of these babies, as everyone knows, had ten little fingers and ten little toes.”
Being a grandmother is one of life’s most important roles, and many women can feel unprepared to take it on.
New Age Nanas: Being a Grandmother in the 21st Century — a new self-help book by retired social scientists, grandmothers, and long-time friends Doreen Rosenthal and Susan Moore — presents the [...]
Thanks so much for considering my submission for the Kids’ Book Author of the Week at GrandMagazine. Pam Ehrenberg’s first young adult novel, Ethan, Suspended, has recently come out in paperback. “I am excited that so many grandparents and grandchildren have already begun to enjoy it together,” Ehrenberg says.
At its heart, the book is [...]
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 [...]
The best in children’s literature, selected by Jim Whiting.
I am a professional firefighter for the City of Oxnard in Southern California. I have been a firefighter since 2002 and previously was an elementary school and high school English teacher. Currently I am the engineer on my crew and drive the fire [...]
Loukoumi, the fluffy, cuddly lamb, returns this fall with Loukoumis Gift, the fourth title in the award winning series of illustrated books by Nick Katsoris for children 4-8. This iParenting Media Award winning story features a bonus download of the story narrated by Jennifer Aniston and Days of Our Lives star John Aniston.
Other celebrities [...]