Chicken Soup for the Soul: Grandmothers: 101 Stories of Love, Laughs, and Lessons from Grandmothers and Grandchildren

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Grandmothers: 101 Stories of Love, Laughs, and Lessons from Grandmothers and Grandchildren

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781935096641
Publisher: Chicken Soup for the Soul
Publication date: 03/22/2011
Series: Chicken Soup for the Soul Series
Edition description: Original
Pages: 384
Sales rank: 149,196
Product dimensions: 5.32(w) x 8.44(h) x 0.96(d)

About the Author

Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen are co-founders of Chicken Soup for the Soul.
Amy Newmark is publisher and editor-in-chief of Chicken Soup for the Soul.

Hometown:

Santa Barbara, California

Date of Birth:

August 19, 1944

Place of Birth:

Fort Worth, Texas

Education:

B.A. in History, Harvard University, 1966; M.A.T. Program, University of Chicago, 1968; M.Ed., U. of Massachusetts, 1973

Table of Contents

Introduction Barbara LoMonaco xi

1 Grand Wisdom

1 Grandmother's Gift Elizabeth Rose Reardon Farella 1

2 Queen of Hearts Emily Parke Chase 6

3 Are You Sure You Have Alzheimer's? Cynthia Morningstar 9

4 Granny's Bible Robin Rylee Harderson 11

5 Grandma Knows Cathy Howard 16

6 Go Finger Margie Reins Smith 21

7 Gramma's Advice Linda Burks Lohman 23

8 Best Friend Arlene Rains Graber 26

9 The Courage to Dream Danica Favorite 29

10 The Locket Donna Brothers 33

2 Becoming a Grandmother

11 Bewitched by Baby T D.R. Ransdell 41

12 What Does a Grandmother Know? Davi Walders 45

13 From Sad to Glad Sallie A. Rodman 49

14 Woven with Love Joy Faire Stewart 52

15 On Becoming a Grandmother Terrie Todd 55

16 Ready or Not Margaret M. Marty 57

17 A Grandma's Heart Donna Lowich 59

18 Ready for Stardust Terri Elders 61

19 A Different Bike Ride Janet Perez Eckles 64

20 Evan Sallie Wagner Brown 68

3 Making a Difference

21 Solid Rangers Bettie Wailes 75

22 Sheryl's Gift LeAynne Snell 79

23 Granny's Cedar Chest Lee Ann Sontheimer Murphy 82

24 Brandon's New Life Jewell Johnson 85

25 Becoming a Second Generation Parent Christine Long 88

26 A Little Pink Sock Sally Schwartz Friedman 92

27 Not a Poem Jane Ebihara 95

28 Passages in Stone Laudizen King 97

29 Life Frances R. Ruffin 100

30 Her Turn Kara Johnson 102

31 Grandma's Trade Secret Courtney Conover 105

4 Grand Friends

32 The Day Nono Said Yes Marsha Porter 111

33 The Snitch Kay Conner Pliszka 115

34 Of Prune Pits and Pirate Ships Gretchen Nilsen Lendrum 118

35 Adolescence Revisited Sally Schwartz Friedman 122

36 ttyl B.J. Taylor 126

37 Secret Smiles Sharon Landeen 130

38 Letters to Mamaw Lisa Kulka 132

39 That's What Grandmothers Are For Miriam Hill 134

40 Staying with Mammie Melissa Face 137

41 Pizza Night William Mark Baldwin 141

5 The Name Game

42 They Call Me Bup Luann Warner 147

43 The Baby Babble Race Suzette Martinez Standring 149

44 Name-Calling Carol McAdoo Rehme 151

45 Extra Grandma Melinda Richarz Lyons 152

46 Adopting Edna Rita Lussier 154

47 Grandma's the Name Linda Williams Aber 157

48 Mommar's Girl Joanne Wright Schulte 159

49 Mama Henry Matthew Ward 161

50 She Called Me Grandma Ann Summerville 163

51 Comeuppance Barbara Brady 166

6 Through the Generations

52 No Greater Compliment Linda C. Defew 171

53 Silence Is Golden Sally Schwartz Friedman 174

54 How Can We Make Grams Cry This Year? Aaron Solly 178

55 Return to Heart Mountain Jessie Miyeko Santala 182

56 Two Peas in a Pod Sallie A. Rodman 186

57 Great Expectations Patricia Fish 190

58 Grandma's Legacy Talia Carner 193

59 Grandma's Challah Marcia Berneger 195

60 Memories Karen R. Kilby 200

61 A Working Woman Nancy Hatten 202

62 Full of Grace Hilary Heskett 205

7 Grand Fun

63 An "Aha Moment" Alice Muschany 211

64 Serious Business Beth Morrissey 214

65 The Candy Drawer Karen Jameson 216

66 Just Wait Until You're a Mother Valerie J. Frost 219

67 Watching Andrew Judith Marks-White 224

68 Jeffrey's Promise Pam Rogers 227

69 The Magic Purse P.S. Durham 229

70 Brownies for Breakfast Jane McBride Choate 234

71 The Problem with Scandinavian Grandmothers Elizabeth Bostock 236

72 Favorites Gloria Ashby 240

8 From the Mouths of Babes

73 Generation Gasps Molly O'Connor 247

74 Ready to Go Ruth Lehrer 250

75 It's Family Beverly F. Walker 253

76 How Big Was Your Computer? Donna S. Watson 256

77 More Kimberly Ripley 259

78 Just Checking In Alice Muschany 262

79 Don't Bruise the Petals April Knight 266

80 Grandparents' Day Miriam Hill 269

81 When Everything Changes Sally Schwartz Friedman 271

82 What Lurks Behind the Trees Barbara Elliott Carpenter 275

9 Oh My Aching…

83 Thank Heaven for Little Boys Sally Schwartz Friedman 281

84 Shhhhhh Ferida Wolff 284

85 Day 10 of 13 Toni Somers 288

86 Cheerio Parties Carol Harrison 290

87 Bring on the Rain Alice Muschany 294

88 Grandma Goes Crazy Judith Marks-White 297

89 Living Life Soaking Wet Karen Kelly 302

90 Granny Tries the Jacuzzi Phyllis Tomberg Giglio 305

91 Camp Grandma Ellen Fink 308

10 Grand Adventures

92 Free-Falling Grandma Bobbie Jensen Lippman 315

93 Time-Traveling Grandmother Judy Harch 321

94 The New Refrigerator Ruth Smith 324

95 Pyramids and Pillowcases Diane Gardner 327

96 A Child Is Born Frances R. Ruffin 329

97 Emily and the Flying Fish Sally Schwartz Friedman 332

98 Adventures in Etiquette Rosemary Francis 335

99 Sliver of Bed Pamela Loxley Drake 338

100 Land of the Rising Sun Ann Barnett 341

101 Jordan and Mandi Spend the Night Margie Pasero 345

Meet Our Contributors 349

Meet Our Authors 364

Thank You 366

About Chicken Soup for the Soul 367

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Chicken Soup for the Soul Grandmothers : 101 Stories of Love, Laughs, and Lessons from Grandmothers and Grandchildren 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
mamaw_3 More than 1 year ago
Grandmothers everywhere will enjoy the inspirational stories found in this jewel of a book. Having read the book from cover to cover, I can attest to the quality and joy of each and every story. - P.S. Durham (contributing author of the story 'The Magic Purse' to Chicken Soup for the Soul: Grandmothers)
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