September 2010

Granny Gomez and Jigsaw

September 30, 2010
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Deborah Underwood’s new book for kids, Granny Gomez and Jigsaw, is about a grandma who plays drums, climbs mountains, loves puzzles, and has a pet pig.

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Nurture Creativity in Your Grandchildren

September 27, 2010
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Grandparents have the energy and resources to nurture creativity in grandchildren. The key is to let go and leave artistic and inventive decisions up to the child.

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I Remember Grandma Amelia

September 23, 2010
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September 23 is my grandma Amelia’s birthday. A second generation San Franciscan, she was born in 1893 and lived in the City until she passed away at age 93.

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How to Raise a Child Who Loves to Read

September 21, 2010
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Reading Together gives a wealth of strategies, book titles, and conversation topics to help children find what to read, and then how to find meaning and pleasure in their reading.

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Online Storytelling Resources

September 17, 2010
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When I was growing up, I loved listening to my grandmother’s stories. Now I’m carrying on this tradition with the benefit of modern technology.

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