Grandpa's music: a story about Alzheimer's
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Published:
Morton Grove, Ill. : Albert Whitman, 2009.
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Central Kids Picture Books
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Grandpa takes care of the garden, kneads bread, and makes music on the piano. Everyone in Callie's family helps out around the house, now that Grandpa, who has Alzheimer's, lives with them. The family becomes Grandpa's "home team," and Callie loves spending time with them. As months go by, Grandpa forgets more, and he can't do as much as he could before. But he can still make music - his fingers remember the notes on the piano. And when he can't recall the words to a favorite old song, Callie helps him come up with new things that they can sing about together. Alison Acheson's thoughtful storytelling and Bill Farnsworth's touching paintings portray a family that learns to adapt to the challenges of Alzheimer's disease while making the very best of their time together.
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Book
Physical Desc:
1 volume : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780807530528, 0807530522
Lexile code:
AD: Adult Directed
Lexile measure:
570

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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.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Acheson, A., & Farnsworth, B. (2009). Grandpa's music: a story about Alzheimer's. Morton Grove, Ill.: Albert Whitman.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Acheson, Alison, 1964- and Bill. Farnsworth. 2009. Grandpa's Music: A Story About Alzheimer's. Morton Grove, Ill.: Albert Whitman.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Acheson, Alison, 1964- and Bill. Farnsworth, Grandpa's Music: A Story About Alzheimer's. Morton Grove, Ill.: Albert Whitman, 2009.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Acheson, Alison, and Bill Farnsworth. Grandpa's Music: A Story About Alzheimer's. Morton Grove, Ill.: Albert Whitman, 2009. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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