After a 40-plus year career in Manufacturing and Health Care Administration, I decided it was time to retire. I did so, earlier than I expected, to spend time with my

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Summer reading for grands and grandkids Today’s grandparents and grandchildren are serious knowledge seekers, as have been previous generations. However, today, they both have a huge advantage of being able

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The history of banning books/Above the Noise Book banning is back in the news, especially here in Florida, thanks to Governor Ron DeSantis. Book banning always drives a lot of

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Judy Blume Forever An Uncensored Documentary of an American Icon A Documentary Film Review BY PAT BURNS Having the opportunity to interview the two directors, Davina Pardo & Leah Volchok,

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Be a grandparent questionologist BY KERRY BYRNE, PH.D. I spent my high school years with my hand up asking questions. So much so that one science teacher Mr. M asked

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Shelf Stuff – Summer Reading Selection Why Is Summer Reading So Important for Kids’ Success? According to Study.com, summer reading is critical for students to retain knowledge and skills learned

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The Extraordinary in the Ordinary Preserve Your Life Story for Future Generations BY JAMES SOLHEIM I had just written Grandmas Are Greater Than Great, a multigenerational book for grandkids and

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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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Don’t Check Out This Book! Author: Kate Klise Illustrator: M. Sarah Klise Age range: 8 to 12 Reviewer: Jeanette Perkins aka Beeba Do check out this book! It is a

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Books sales are soaring and not just digital ones. Who doesn’t want another shot at childhood? The key to opening that door is your grandchildren.   BUY HERE According to

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BY YVONNE PUNNETT Grandmothers, it is gratifying to discover an author who genuinely knows how to engage and maintain a child’s interest in a very natural way, especially when you

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Does your Grandchild need your help? BY TODD J. COURTNEY What happened to the values instilled in previous generations? Did we lose the art of conversation to an electronic device? 

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Windows to the world of grandkids, grandparenting and much more Nanaville – Adventures in grandparenting by Anna Quindlen If you’ve never read anything by Anna Quindlen, you are in for

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50 Grand Books With Grandparents Curated and submitted by Karen Ritz of www.GrandyCamp.info. Karen is a long-time illustrator with a degree in Children’s Literature. She and her team compiled a

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6 grandparenting books not to miss! At last, grandparenting has come into the limelight and with it has come many wonderful books to help us navigate the exciting grandparent journey.

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What better way to welcome back-to-school time then reading to your grandchildren. These four books will spark their imagination and inspire dreams of princesses, dinosaurs, stardom and adventure on the

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Every month, we receive dozens of books from publishers in hopes of a review in GRAND. Many are OK, some not so hot and some that are really special.  We

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My grandson—the author BY SARA TISDEL During our weeklong family Thanksgiving trip to Florida, after a few days of nonstop ocean and pool fun, I asked my six-year-old grandson, Joah,

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We are excited to announce the Dover Publications GRAND Giveaway where you have a chance to win an amazing 20 book library ($135 value) for your grandkids! These books open

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By Susan Day Here are 5 tips we can all do to help our grandkids, the children in our lives, and our neighborhoods fall in love with books and become

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