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Alzheimer's Disease







Whitelaw, Nancy
J WHITE

Although her mind is deteriorating from the effects of Alzheimer's disease, Grandma presents Lisa with a special gift on her birthday.
Leighton, Audrey O.
JD LEIGH

Knowlton, Laurie Lazzaro
JE KNOWL

Grandma Ronnie's grandson has a hard time adjusting to her needing a wheelchair, living in a nursing home, and not recognizing him when he comes to visit her.
Scacco, Linda
J SCACC

During a summer at his grandfather's house, young Daniel, with his mother's help, begins to understand Alzheimer's disease and how it affects not only Grandpa, but the entire family, as well.
Karim, Roberta
JE KARIM

Young Kathleen loves visiting her grandfather at his faraway home each summer to sings songs and play games, but when he becomes very forgetful and comes to live with her and her parents she can still share special times with him.
Kroll, Virginia
JE KROLL

When Francie's Great-Granny Annabel dies of Alzheimer's disease, Francie finds a way to help people remember the real person rather than the shell she had become as the disease ran its course.
Van Laan, Nancy
JE VANLA

Young Julia comes to terms with the changes in her beloved grandmother, whose Alzheimer's Disease makes it hard for her to remember people and things.
Gerdner, Linda
HM JE GERDN

Ten-year-old Chersheng helps his beloved grandfather cope with his failing memory, brought on by Alzheimer's disease, by showing him the story quilt Grandfather made after fleeing his homeland, Laos, during wartime.
Acheson, Alison
JE ACHES

Although Alzheimer's disease makes it difficult for Callie's grandfather to remember things, his family keeps him occupied, and Callie's special task is to help him enjoy playing the piano and singing favorite songs.
Shecter, Ben
JE SCHEC

A young girl takes her great-uncle, who is afflicted with Alzheimer's disease, for a walk and gently and patiently answers all his seemingly absurd questions.
Wahl, Jan
JE WAHL

Nutmeg, a polar bear, likes it when Grandma Pinky comes to visit, but lately Grandma is forgetful, at least about such things as where she placed her cane or the pie she has baking in the oven. Yet, Grandma has an amazing faculty for remembering incidents from the past--sleigh races in the snow when she was little, and dancing all night at the Raspberry Hop. There is a scary moment when Grandma gets lost, but she knows that Nutmeg will find her, and her granddaughter does.
Williams, Carol Lynch
J WILLI

Twelve-year-old Elyse's plan to write an award-winning novel during the summer is interrupted when her grandmother, who has Alzheimer's disease, moves in with the family.
Weitzman, Elizabeth
J618.97

Discusses the devastating effects of Alzheimer's disease and offers basic mechanisms for coping with a loved one's illness.
Bahr, Mary
JE BAHR

When Gramps realizes he has Alzheimer's disease, he starts a memory box with his grandson, Zach, to keep memories of all the times they have shared.
Voight, Joseph
J616.831 VOIGH

Lindbergh, Reeve
JE LINDB

Tom's grandmother is very forgetful and repeats herself often, but as long as he is there to help her, everything works out just fine.
Steinkellner, Elisabeth
JE STEIN

Fini's grandmother used to travel, cook, and fuss over Fini's hair but since she came home from the hospital Granny is like a different person, and Fini must learn how to love her just the same.
Korman, Gordon
J KORMA

Lonely after a midsummer move to a new town, sixteen-year-old high-school quarterback Marcus Jordan becomes friends with a retired professional linebacker who is great at training him, but whose childish behavior keeps Marcus in hot water.
Rivard, Emilie
JE RIVAR

Charlie is very close to his grandfather, who loves to tell fanciful stories about pirates, witches, and gnomes that amuse Charlie to no end. But lately, Charlie's grandpa doesn't have any new stories to tell. In fact, some days grandpa doesn't even recognize Charlie. A disease has stolen grandpa's memories, his appetite, and even his smile. Charlie wants so much to make his grandpa smile again that he comes up with a plan.
Wild, Margaret
JE WILD

Although she may forget many things, Ellie's Grandma remembers all the special times the two of them have shared.
Langston, Laura
JE LANGS

Lately Grandma has trouble remembering, and it makes Margaret sad until she learns about family love that endures even when memory does not. Includes recipe for Mile-high apple pie.
Sakai, Kimiko
JE SAKAI

Although at first five-year-old Sachiko is upset when her grandmother no longer recognizes her, she grows to understand that they can still be happy together.
Altman, Linda Jacobs
JE ALTMA

Nine-year-old Tamika uses photographs, school yearbooks, movie ticket stubs, and other mementos to try to restore the memory of her grandmother, who has Alzeheimer's disease.
Abeele, Veronique van den
JE ABEEL

A young girl describes her special relationship with her grandmother, both before and after Grandma contracts Alzheimer's Disease.
Laminack, Lester L.
JE LAMIN

Even though Miss Olivia seems unaware of the world around her, when her daughter and her great-grandson come to the nursing home to visit, they awaken happy memories of her past.
Shriver, Maria
JE SHRIV

Kate has always adored her grandpa's storytelling - but lately he's been repeating the same stories again and again.One day he even forgets Kate's name. Her mother's patient explanations open Kate's eyes to what so many of the elderly must confront: Alzheimer's disease and other forms of memory loss. With special insight derived from her own father's struggle with Alzheimer's, Maria Shriver offers a touching and optimistic story that encourages awareness, acceptance, and dialogue among family and friends.
Shawver, Margaret
J SHAWV

A young girl tries to understand the frustrating, frightening changes in her grandmother caused by Alzheimer's Disease.