About Me I am a retired librarian and I now support books and authors through my reviews.

I have always loved to read and I was able to share that love through my work as a public librarian for 22 1/2 years. I now promote literacy by reading, and then writing reviews. I love to support authors by sharing my reviews with others!

Friday, May 21, 2021

Does Grandma Remember Me? by Evita Sherman: Book Review with iRead Book Tours


Join us for this tour from May 10 to Jun 4, 2021!

Book Details:

Book TitleDoes Grandma Remember Me? by Evita Sherman
CategoryChildren's Fiction (Ages 3-7),  38 pages
Genre:  Children's Picture Book
PublisherMascot Books
Release date:   Feb, 2021
Format available:  hardback
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.

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This is such a special book, and the topic is one that is very relevant in today's society. More and more people are being diagnosed with dementia, a frightening disease for all ages, but especially hard for children to understand. Does Grandma Remember Me? is the story of a little girl who has always enjoyed a special relationship with her grandmother, until she notices that things have changed. Her grandmother is forgetful and doesn't do what she once did. Author Evita Sherman describes the little girl's sadness and confusion, until finally, she decides to keep on loving her grandmother. "I'll keep holding her hand. I'll keep hugging her tight. I'll keep kissing her cheek the way she used to kiss mine." A perfect reminder that love has power over difficult circumstances!

Sherman's simple text and the beautiful illustrations by Chayla Bolden make Does Grandma Remember Me? especially appealing for children, but adults will also appreciate this poignant story. The author has personal knowledge of memory loss and cognitive impairment, and she has written an excellent resource for families to read together.

I received a complimentary copy of this book from the publisher via iRead Book Tours. There was no obligation for a favorable review.

My rating: 5 of 5 stars 


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.

connect with the author: goodreads

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 – My Journey Back the Journey Back – book review
May 19 - Literary Flits - book spotlight
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


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