No One Is Better Than You: Edith Renfrow Smith and the Power of a Mother’s Words

Monique McLay Shore ’90, January 2024

Shore has written an illustrated children’s book about the life and legacy of beloved Grinnell pioneer and icon Edith Renfrow Smith ’37, whose adage that “No one is better than you” continues to inspire everyone she meets. Shore recounts Smith’s remarkable resilience, her determination to succeed, and the inspiration she gives to others. No One Is Better Than You is available for purchase through the Pioneer Bookstore. Learn more at The Renfrow Story.