The lonely plight of “satellite babies.”
“America has changed over the years,” President Obama told the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. “But these values that my grandparents taught me, they haven’t gone anywhere.”
For kids, summer means dirt and sand and water and sun. It means shorts and swings and popsicles and peaches. But most of all, what summer means for kids is freedom. These books beautifully capture that.
In this extraordinary picture book, a girl’s grandfather inspires her to live well and do good.
As a boy, Allen Say barely knew his grandpa. As a man, he came to understand him. That’s why he created Grandfather’s Journey, a picture book for which he won the Caldecott Medal in 1994.
Would her grandma remember her? Jane Kim, 41, wasn’t sure. It had been 23 years since she’d last visited her in Korea, and she was nearly 100 years old.
About 20 percent of the United States population speaks a language other than English at home, and a total of 350 languages are spoken here, according to a new report from the Census Bureau.
Chinese Americans often devote long hours to their grandchildren, but many of them experience this as a burden, a new study reveals.
Isabel Allende, a novelist with millions of readers around the world, says her grandparents shaped both her character and her career.
A.J. Jacobs, a journalist and bestselling author, thinks he can build a family tree for all of humanity. Here’s what he told me about his project, his grandparents, and his most famous ancestor.
Mo Rocca hopes the grandparents on his TV show can teach him how to live.
A story of anguish and love.
These books aren’t just stunningly written and illustrated. They also get the new American family.
A tribute to my dad’s father, whom I lost way too early.
When he’s not writing some of the best humor and journalism of our time, Trillin spends a lot of time grandparenting.