Forget Me Not

Forget Me Not

By Nancy Van Laan; Stephanie Graegin (Illustrator)

Schwartz & Wade Books, Library Binding, 9780449815441, 40pp.

Publication Date: August 5, 2014

Description
Young readers are given an emotionally powerful yet accessible introduction to what it is like having a close family member with Alzheimer's disease in this deeply resonant story about the relationship between a girl and her grandmother.
Grandma's whole family is concerned as they start to notice that she is becoming more and more forgetful. After they find her wandering the neighborhood, they need to make an important decision on her behalf that the time has come for her to move out of her house and into an assisted living community where she can have the best care possible.


About the Author
Nancy Van Laan has written many books perfect for reading aloud, including "So Say the Little Monkeys; Little Fish, Lost; With a Whoop and a Holler, " an American Library Association Notable Book; and the 1990 Parents' Choice Award winner, "Possum Come a-Knockin'." She lives in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

Stephanie Graegin received her BFA in Fine Arts from the Maryland Institute College of Art and a Master of Fine Arts in Printmaking from Pratt Institute. She illustrated Irene Latham's "Don't Feed the Boy". Stephanie lives in Brooklyn, New York.