2013 awardsfeatures activist grandmothers worldwide who are fighting courageously and effectively to create a better future for grandchildren everywhere.

Today's grandmothers--younger, healthier, better educated, and better off than grandmothers have ever been--have launched a new international grandmother's movement. If you are a grandmother, have a grandmother, know a grandmother or are interested in international women’s issues, this book will inspire you!

Grandmother Power: A Global Phenomenon is best-selling author/photographer Paola Gianturco’s fifth illustrated book about women around the world, all of which have won critical acclaim:
“Too rich to stay on the coffee table…” Washington Post
“An important book…” Publishers Weekly

Grandmother Power, A Global Phenomenon has won the 2013 Living Now Book Award's Gold medal, Social Action category, ForeWord Reviews' 2012 Book of the Year Gold Award -- Women's Studies category, 2013 International Book Award for Multicultural Non-Fiction, and the 2013 Readers' Choice Award for Favorite Grandparenting Book.

Gift Ideas for the Grandmother on Your List

Give the Book Grandmother PowerGrandmother Power, A Global Phenomenon is available online and from booksellers throughout the US and Canada. See a list of locations here.

All author royalties go to the Stephen Lewis Foundation for African grandmothers raising children orphaned by AIDs.

Help her Show Her Power - Give a TshirtGet the Tshirt! Grand Mother Power The Force Is With You.

Black with red and yellow lettering. Available at cost, $14.50 plus shipping.


Photo by Tomai KoboGive yourself the gift of meaning and purpose!

The “Show Your Power” section on this website brims with information about activist grandmother groups in over 30 countries. Join, start, support or network with a group and change the world. (Photo courtesy Tomai Kobo.)