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In Grandpa’s Hands

In Grandpa's Hands Book - Dr. Marlena Uhrik
In Grandpa’s Hands: A Child’s Celebration of Family
Seeing life through a child's eye, this beautiful book brings forth special memories. The drawings capture grandpa's love. This book will touch your heart each time you read it to a child. A unique teaching tool that not only helps children learn how to read, but is also a great help in bridging multi-generational gaps. This award-winning book has touched the hearts of young and old alike. Click here for more information about the award-winning book "In Grandpa's Hands".


Media, Awards, and Citations

In Grandpa’s Hands: A Child’s Celebration of Family has received major endorsements from politicians, authors, teachers, medical doctors, psychologists, teachers, and librarians. The BEST YOU CAN BE FOUNDATION awarded In Grandpa’s Hands their “Best Books for Families” citation. They said, “Truly a life affirming testament to the deep connection shared between grandparents and their grandchildren.” In Grandpa’s Hands also was awarded the GOLD from the MOM'S CHOICE AWARDS and was a Finalist in the FOREWARD MAGAZINE “Book of the Year Awards.” See what others are saying about "In Grandpa's Hands".


Multi-Generational Family Products

5 1/2 x 8 1/2 In Grandpa's Hands Postcards - Dr. Marlena Uhrik
Dr. Uhrik has developed other products that enhance family and multi-generational relationships. All products display the beautiful drawings found in the book. Postcard sets contain the 12 illustrations from the book. Signed prints from the artist are also available and are perfectly suitable for framing. This makes a great gift for Dad, Grandpa or any other special person in your life. Click here to order yours today.

Award-winning Author, Dr. Marlena Uhrik Launches My Family Matters To Me

Dr. Uhrik’s newest book, My Family Matters to Me is designed to help parents/caregivers who feel they do not have enough “quality time” together with their family. This book walks you through activities that are fun and educational at the same time. It delivers activities based on the alphabet from “A” to “Z” that encourage everyone to write in the book, color the pictures, and add family photos. Especially designed for children 5-10 years old, My Family Matters to Me is a great way to bring fun and learning together for all members of the family. Click here to orders yours today!

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About Dr. Uhrik

Marlena Uhrik, Ed.D., has worked in education and child / family advocacy for over forty years. She has received numerous local and national awards for improving the quality of life for children and families... Read More

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Dr. Uhrik is scheduled to do readings in bookstores, senior centers, libraries, and schools.  She can be booked for parenting workshops, building community partnerships events… Read More