Does Grandma Remember Me? by Evita Sherman #BookReview

Book Details:

Book Title:  Does Grandma Remember Me? by Evita Sherman
Category:  Children’s Fiction (Ages 3-7),  38 pages
Genre:  Children’s Picture Book
Publisher:  Mascot Books
Release date:   Feb, 2021
Format available for review:  print-hardback (USA), pdf
Tour dates: May 10 to Jun 4, 2021
Content Rating:  G for everyone.


Book Description:

It is always challenging to watch a loved one grow older and face new, confusing obstacles that always seemed easy. Does Grandma Remember Me? shows how love transcends age and difficulties, even when things become overwhelming.

My Review:

‘Does Grandma Remember Me?’ is a noteworthy work of educating children about the Dementia illness and its effect on elderly people. The author brings out very well the love and bond between Angel, the little girl, and her grandma while her grandma was still well and healthy. When the early signs of forgetfulness and resultant frustration set in Angel’s grandma, Angel becomes sad. The knowledge about her grandma being sick with Dementia helps Angel understand the situation better. Angel is no longer sad because of her grandma not recognising her as she finds there are plenty of ways in which she can continue showing her love.

This is a book which deals with creating awareness about Dementia among young children that what may look like confusion when their grandparents begin forgetting their name or do not remember who they are, it doesn’t mean they have changed or the love which they shared together has changed. Love always remains the same.

I recommend this book to the parents, caregivers and teachers.

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Author Evita Sherman

Meet the Author:

Evita’s passion is assisting the elderly, especially those living with dementia. Her mission is to help people age in the manner they envision for themselves and not through the lens of others. She works to provide data and resources to assist elders in effectively aging-in-place and equips their families and friends to support their loved ones amidst uncertainty. Working in the elder care field as a licensed nursing home administrator, senior living marketing professional, and Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist (CAPS), Evita witnesses both elders and families make tough decisions. Some of those decisions result in despair, while others result in healing. The key to enabling elders to live life to its fullest is to help them find their voices and exercise their right to choose.

Evita collaborates with family and friends to ensure that her mother, who lives with dementia, and her father, recently diagnosed with mild cognitive impairment, maintain their voices and make well-informed choices as their disease progresses.

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Tour Schedule:

May 10 – Cover Lover Book Review – book review
May 10 – Kam’s Place – book review
May 11 – Laura’s Interests – book review
May 12 – Gina Rae Mitchell – book review
May 13 – Because I said so — and other adventures in Parenting – book review
May 14 –Pick a Good Book – book spotlight 
May 17 – Rockin’ Book Reviews – book review
May 18 – A Mama’s Corner of the World – book review
May 19 – Literary Flits – book spotlight
May 20 – My Journey Back the Journey Back – book review
May 21 – Older & Smarter? – book review
May 24 – Jazzy Book Reviews – book review
May 25 – The Adventures of a Travelers Wife – book review
May 26 – Locks, Hooks and Books – book review
May 27 – Stephanie Jane – book spotlight
May 31 – Bound 4 Escape – book review
June 1 – The Bespectacled Mother – book review
June 2 – Reading is My Passion – book review
June 3 – Splashes of Joy – book review
June 3 – Nighttime Reading Center – book review
June 4 – Lisa’s Reading – book review

This book review is a part of the Book Tour organized by iRead Book Tours.

I received a pdf copy of the book in exchange of an honest review.

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2 comments

  1. What a wonderful idea to tackle a sensitive issue like this one. My grandmother had Alzheimer’s and of course we were much older, yet it was hard to process that someone who loved us so much and pampered us all her life could no longer recognise us. It must be way harder for a child.

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  2. I am coming across a lot of children’s books with a good message through your book reviews, Anamika. Children need to be aware of real-life situations, not just fairy tales. Thank you for sharing such books with powerful messages, Anamika.

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