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Appreciating the Elderly

Singing with Momma Lou

Singing with Momma Lou

Nine-year-old Tamika uses photographs, school yearbooks, movie ticket stubs, and other mementos to try to restore the memory of her grandmother, who has Alzeheimer's disease.

Hooray for Grandparent's Day

Hooray for Grandparent's Day

Arnie doesn't have grandparents to come to school on Grandparent's Day, but it turns out he has a lot of people who can substitute.

Full, Full, Full of Love

Full, Full, Full of Love

For young Jay Jay, Sunday dinner at Gran's house is full of hugs and kisses, tasty dishes, all kinds of fishes, happy faces, and love.

Loop the Loop

Loop the Loop

A young girl and an old woman form a friendship that lasts even after the woman enters a nursing home.

Yo, Jo!

Yo, Jo!

Jomar greets his neighbors using slang, but his grandfather wants to hear some more traditional words.

When I Am Old With You

When I Am Old With You

A child imagines being old with Grandaddy and joining him in such activities as playing cards all day, visiting the ocean, and eating bacon on the porch.

Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge

Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge

A small boy tries to discover the meaning of "memory" so he can restore that of an elderly friend.

My Hippie Grandmother

My Hippie Grandmother

A young girl describes all the things she likes about her grandmother, including the purple bus she drives, growing vegetables, picketing City Hall, and playing the banjo.

Henry and Mudge and the Great Grandpas

Henry and Mudge and the Great Grandpas

When Henry and his dog Mudge go with Henry's parents to visit Great-Grandpa Bill in the home with lots of other grandpas, they lead them all on a wonderful adventure.

Yoko's Paper Cranes

Yoko's Paper Cranes

When Yoko moves from Japan to California, she decides to make and send origami swans to her grandmother for her birthday.