Grandparents: Resource List

Books for Children

Ages 3 to 8

  • A Walk with Grandpa; by Will Barber; SRA/McGraw-Hill, 1997
  • Just Grandma and Me; by Mercer Mayer; Econo-Clad Books, 2000
  • Just Grandpa and Me; by Mercer Mayer; Econo-Clad, Books, 2001
  • Knots on a Counting Rope; by Bill Martin; Econo-Clad, Books, 1999
  • Morning on the Lake; by Jan Bourdeau Waboose, Karen Reczuch (illustrator); Kids Can Press, 1998
  • Nana’s Getting Married; by Heather Hartt-Sussman; Tundra Bk, 2010
  • Spot and His Grandparents Go to the Carnival; by Eric Hill; Putnam, 1998
  • When Papa Snores; by Melinda Long; Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2000

Ages 9 to 12

  • Justin and the Best Biscuits in the World; by Mildred Pitts Walter; A. Knopf, 2000
  • Tales of a Korean Grandmother; by Frances Carpenter; Amereon Ltd., 1996

Young Adult

  • 501 Ways to Love Your Grandparents; by Roger Sonnenberg; Concordia Publishing House, 1999

Books for Adults

  • Creative Grandparenting Across the Miles; by Patricia L. Fry; Liguori Publications, 1997
  • Grandparenting with Love & Logic: Practical Solutions to Today's Grandparenting Challenges; by Jim Fay; Love & Logic Press, 1998
  • How to Build the Grandma Connection: The Complete Pocket Guide; by Susan Bosak; Communication Project, 2000
  • Stay Close: 40 Clever Ways to Connect with Kids When You're Apart; by Tenessa Gemelke; Search Institute, 2005
  • The Long Distance Grandmother: How to Stay Close to Distant Grandchildren; by Selma Wassermann; 3rd ed.; Hartley & Marks, 1996
Compiled by Catherine Smith, MLS, medical librarian at the Family Health Library, The Children's Hospital, Denver, CO.
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Last modified: 2010-06-04
Last reviewed: 2010-06-04
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