BY PAT BURNS From Russia With Love There’s been plenty of media coverage around questionable behavior coming from Russia. It’s also fair to say, there are many good things that

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Do you remember reading Narnia? The beloved series’ most famous tale, The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, celebrates its 70th anniversary in 2020, and there’s no better time to

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The Extreme Danger Of Entitlement Attitudes Being an “independence-giving” grandparent is one who works out ways for grandkids to earn for themselves and who substitutes grit for entitlement BY LINDA

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I Promise – #1 New York Times Bestselling Picture Book from Cultural Icon LeBron James Is the Perfect Gift to Give This Holiday Season  Every parent (and grandparent!) wants to

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Indestructibles – baby books to sink your teeth into! Reviewer: Jeanette Perkins aka Beeba Indestructibles are the answer to a grandparents’ prayers. Babies tend to “read” with their fingers and

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Summer Reading for Three to Eight Year Olds Reviewed by: Jeanette Perkins aka Beeba School will be starting soon and whether in the classroom or online learning, the grandkids need

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Books For Summer reading to inspire all ages Conversations with Samantha – Love Your Skin Author:  Patricia Young A mother of a biracial child shares a message of self-love. Having emigrated

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Can You See Me?  Authors: Libby Scott and Rebecca Westcott Age range: 8-12 Reviewer: Jeanette Perkins aka Beeba I could not put this tween book down. It is the story

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How to Build a Heart Author: Maria Padian Age Range: 12-18 Reviewer: Jeanette Perkins aka Beeba. How to Build a Heart centers around sixteen year old Izzy. Her Marine father

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Young Reader Spring Releases Reviewer: Jeanette Perkins aka Beeba Young reader grands (ages 4-8) have these three newly released books to brighten their day. Reading is a great way to

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Board books are great. They are sturdy and kids can turn the thick pages themselves. This collection covers the alphabet, counting, a rainbow cake and much more. Reviewer: Jeanette Perkins

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A Journal of Discovery – The Making of a Grandparent 100 Guided Questions to Preserve Your Legacy Author: Robin Liechti Reviewer: Jeanette Perkins aka Beeba Most of us are stuck

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Without Shame – The Addict’s Mom and Her Family Share Their Stories of Pain and Healing Authors: Barbara Theodosiou Reviewer: Jeanette Perkins aka Beeba Barbara Theodosiou and her family reveal

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Grama’s Hug – The Tale of a Bond Between a Science Loving Girl and Her Grandmother Author/Illustrator: Amy Nielander Age range: 4-8 Reviewer: Jeanette Perkins aka Beeba With themes like

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Eat Your Vitamins – Your Guide to Using Natural Foods to Get What Your Body Needs Author: Mascha Davis, MPH, RDN Reviewer: Jeanette Perkins aka Beeba The A-to-Z guide to essential

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Two Great Books for Black History Month Reviewer: Jeanette Perkins aka Beeba As we honor Black History in February, here are two books worth a read. The first is a

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Cub Author: Cynthia L. Copeland Age range: 8-12 Reviewer: Jeanette Perkins aka Beeba It is the early 1970s. Twelve-year-old Cindy has is entering seventh-grade with all its drama. There are

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Reviewer : Jeanette Perkins aka Beeba Who doesn’t need more joy and less stress in their life? Most self help books will tell you what to do and how to

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1,2,3 Who’s Cleaning the Sea? Author/Illustrator: Janina Rossiter Age Range: 2 – 6 years Reviewer: Jeanette Perkins aka Beeba The news is filled with sad stories of islands of trash floating

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How to Raise a Reader Authors: Pamela Paul and Maria Russo Reviewer: Jeanette Perkins aka Beeba I was always an avid reader. When my mother said “lights out” I turned

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