Sample of Book Reviews
Jessica D, Activity Director, New York: "Greg's respect for Grandma's words of wisdom and her tough love approach even during the end phase of her life really highlights the value that older adults play in shaping the leaders of our future generation....Greg's story truly honors the wisdom and life lessons of the older generation in a very unique way!"
Angela Bouque, Branch Manager, Gail Borden Public Library: "The Silhouette Man is a timeless tribute to two of society's greatest sources of wisdom -- the books we read & the grandparents who guide us."
Chay Genoway, 2018 Olympic Medalist, Canada: "[The Silhouette Man] shares an outlook on life that changed my approach to leadership -- especially in seemingly small moments."
Sharon, senior community staff member, Florida: "After more than two decades working in retirement communities, I am hooked on searching out any philosophies that may relate to the position I.... hold... The Silhouette Man is in this category. It is a touching tale of dreams coming true, of the magic of a Grandma’s support and love, and a reminder that the world goes on because of interactions between generations which create constancy..."
Sam G, company president, California:"...illustrates the responsibilities we have as parents, grandparents, teachers and business leaders to influence the people around us...."
Eric Wooding, Life Enrichment Coordinator, Brentwood at LaPorte: "The Milkshake Man... underscores the importance of the roles of mentors and mentees in society - yesterday, today and always. This book proves children's stories are not just for children. They are for the child in all of us who still longs to change their world for the better."
Sue W, The Jewish Center: "The First Thirty makes me look forward to the day my child has a child, so that I can be a grandchild's best friend, too."
Ana Oprisan, Program Manager, Council of Europe: "[The Silhouette Man] shows who we can be and what we can do -- against all disappointments, against all odds, within the limitations of our power and resources..."
Allie, student, New Hampshire: "The First Thirty is a wonderful book that reminds us of the magical things that can happen when spending time with our grandparents."
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