What would you do if both of your grandpas were visiting, but they couldn't talk to each other? Abuelo speaks Spanish. Opa speaks German. They can't talk to each other, so there is a lot of silence when they visit. But they both play the accordion, and music is a universal language! Hear Dr. Michael Genhart read his book, Accordionly: Abuelo and Opa Make Music, aloud. He also talks about his family, how families can blend and celebrate cultures, and suggests a family tree activity. Read a post by Dr. Genhart about writing this book here.Read More
About Michael Genhart, PhDMichael Genhart, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist in private practice in San Francisco. He is the acclaimed author of many picture books, including Love is Love, I See You, Ouch! Moments, So Many Smarts!, Cake & I Scream!, Mac & Geeez!, Peanut Butter & Jellyous, among other titles. He lives with his rainbow family in Marin County, California.
Sometimes being a friend can be hard. Peanut Butter and Jelly are best friends, but when Peanut Butter starts hanging out with other friends, Jelly gets very jealous. Hear author, Michael Genhart, PhD, read Peanut Butter & Jellyous aloud, and afterward ask kids to think about what it takes to be a good friend.Read More
Rainbows are...nature's way of smiling at us all. Rainbow flags...celebrate love, hope, diversity, and acceptance. Rainbow flags celebrate rainbow families: families with two moms or two dads. Each color in the rainbow flag has a meaning. Hear author, Michael Genhart, PhD, read Rainbow: A First Book of Pride aloud and learn what each stripe of the flag means. Read a piece Dr. Genhart wrote about writing Rainbow: A First Book of Pride here.Read More