Grandma R.E.A.D.S is a community service offering to help during the Coronavirus-19 pandemic. R.E.A.D.S. - Reading Energizes and Develops Soul! Although I am not a biological grandma, I consider the children and young adults of the world to be my grandchildren. I have established a YouTube Channel, titled, Grandma Reads 2020. On the site, you will find books that I have read and put online for public viewing. The books are intentional, as they have a message for the soul. For example, you will find Pass It On!, a book by Dr. Gloria McEwen Burgess. It is the story of my father's chance meeting with William Faulkner, Nobel Prize laureate, who changed the trajectory of my family's life by financing my father's college education. All Faulkner asked in return was to pass it on!
Grandma reads Oh the Places You'll Go! by Dr. Seuss
I have read this book many times over my educational career. I read it to my high school seniors when I was principal at East Lansing High School (MI) and during my tenure as superintendent in Clover Park School District (WA), and to many others. One of my
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Grandma reads Hair Love by Matthew A. Cherry
Hair Love is a beautiful and inspirational story of the bond between a father and daughter. Hair Love won an Oscar for best short film at the 2020 Academy Awards. It is an endearing story of self-love. Have you ever had a bad hair day. Join me as I read Hair Love and share the story of Zuri and her dad, who taught her to love her "coils, twists, and curls."
Grandma reads Barack Obama, Son of Promise Child of Hope by Nikki Grimes
The story of President Barack Obama is inspirational! It gives the message that we can do whatever we put our mind to doing. The first African American president yes! And, the president of ALL!!! He saluted our diversity and helped us know that we are stronger together. Nikkie Grimes shares his story as a young boy and as he grows into his own.