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Shriver, Maria.

Summary: 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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown/Warner Books 2004

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Rill, Eric.

Summary: A riveting new novel and book club pick from Eric Rill, is about a race against time. The ticking time bomb is Saul Reimer's sanity. His Alzheimer's is going to be the catalyst that will either bring his family together or tear it apart.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2015

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC RIL

Downham, Jenny

Summary: Life has just become very complicated for seventeen-year-old Katie; her father walked out a year ago, her mother is stressed out, her brother is a "special needs" teenager, and she is caring for the maternal grandmother she has never met, who is suffering from Alzheimer's--and Katie has a secret of her own that she cannot reveal.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: David Fickling Books/Scholastic Inc. 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC DOW

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC DOW

Kiely, Brendan

Summary: "Hendrix and Corrina bust Hendrix's grandfather out of assisted living, and leave LA for New York in pursuit of freedom, truth, and love"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Margaret K. McElderry Books 2016

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC KIE

Law, Ingrid

Summary: "Gypsy Beaumont's magical savvy switches to its opposite when she learns that her mean and decidedly non-magical grandma has Alzheimer's and is going to move in with her family"--

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD LAW

Lewis, Beverly

Summary: "Anna is eager to begin a new chapter in her life as a Lancaster County tour guide in the picturesque area where her Plain grandmother once stayed. Anna wishes she could talk with her grandmother about those long-ago days, but the elderly woman suffers from Alzheimer's, and beyond a vague hint about an old stone wall, much about that time is a mystery. Thankfully, Martin Nolt, a handsome...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2021

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC LEW

Block, Stefan Merrill.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2008

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BLO

Hepworth, Sally

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: Stephen Aston is getting married again. The only problem is, he's still married to his first wife, even though she is in a care facility for dementia. But he'll take care of that easily, by divorcing her, even if his adult daughters protest. Tully and Rachel Aston look upon Heather as nothing but an interloper. Heather is the same age as Rachel and even younger than Tully. Clearly she's a...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan Audio 2022

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Patterson, James

Summary: The jailhouse lawyer: A young lawyer takes on the judge who is destroying her hometown--and ends up in jail herself. In picture-perfect Erva, Alabama, the most serious crimes are misdemeanors. Speeding tickets. Shoplifting. Contempt of court. Then why is the jail so crowded? And why are so few prisoners released? There's only one place to learn the truth behind these incriminating secrets....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Brown & Company 2021

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC PAT

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAT

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAT

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAT

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Patterson 2021

Law, Ingrid

Summary: "Gypsy Beaumont's magical savvy switches to its opposite when she learns that her mean and decidedly non-magical grandma has Alzheimer's and is going to move in with her family"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC 2015

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2 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC LAW

Stoddard, Lindsey

Summary: Fifth grader Robbie is determined to stay out of trouble so that she does not worry her grandfather whose memory is failing and to make sure that she and her grandfather stay together as he is the only family she has left.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: J FIC STO

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC STO

Martin, Kat.

Summary: "Teddy Williams was eight years old that Christmas, too young to understand all the undercurrents swirling around him in the tiny Michigan town of Dreyerville. He wasn't able to value that Christmas for the miracle it truly was. Teddy only knew he wanted to buy the beautiful Victorian clock in the window of Tremont's Antiques as a gift for his grandmother, Lottie Sparks, a woman desperate to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vanguard Pr. 2009

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: FIC MAR

Patterson, James

Summary: In a picture-perfect town, why is the jail so crowded? And why are so few prisoners released? There's only one place to learn the truth behind these incriminating secrets. A young lawyer takes on the judge who is destroying her hometown, and ends up in jail herself.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC PAT

Stevens, Victoria

Summary: Forced to leave her mother, who has early-onset Alzheimer's, in a nursing home in England and move to Australia to live with the father she has never met, seventeen-year-old Hazel Clarke struggles to build a new life for herself until she is befriended by Red and his quiet, grieving twin brother Luca, who help her learn to love her new home and realize the importance of honesty and family.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC STE

Cambron, Kristy

Summary: "Broken-down walls and crumbled stones seemed to possess a secret language all their own. What stories would they tell, if she finally listened?</strong> Ellie Carver arrives at her grandmother's bedside expecting to find her silently slipping away. Instead, the beloved old woman begins speaking. Of a secret past and castle ruins forgotten by time. Of a hidden chapel that served as a rendezvous...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Nelson 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAM

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Cambron 2018

Lewis, Beverly

Summary: A Lancaster County tour guide researches her Alzheimer's patient grandmother's Plain heritage and the story behind a mysterious stone wall while confronting a difficult choice about her growing feelings for a handsome Mennonite and a young Amish widower.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bethany House, a division of Baker Publishing Group 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LEW

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LEW

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LEW

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Lewis 2020

Miller, Tim

Summary: After losing his college scholarship, Arthur discovers a journal written by his deceased grandfather and decides to follow the train route to the destination mentioned in the last sentence of the journal.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC MIL

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC MIL

Sumner, Jamie

Summary: Twelve-year-old Ellie, who has cerebral palsy, finds her life transformed when she moves with her mother to small-town Oklahoma to help care for her grandfather, who has Alzheimer's Disease.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2019

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Huntley, Swan.

Summary: Feeling empty in spite of the wealth that affords her a luxurious Manhattan apartment, designer accessories, and fine art, Catherine West pursues a relationship with the son of a family friend who her Alzheimer's patient mother only remembers negatively.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HUN

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HUN

Gang, Deborah Carol

Summary: "David and Kate are happily married fiftysomethings when she's diagnosed with early Alzheimer's. He has never been unfaithful, but after several years of losing Kate more each day, he wonders: What is a married widower supposed to do? Two strong-willed women intervene and everyone finds themselves making unexpected choices. Can any marriage withstand the transformation of one partner into...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bancroft Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GAN

Genova, Lisa.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wheeler Pub. 2009

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC GEN

Macomber, Debbie

Summary: As the holiday season begins, Laurel McCullough could use some good news. She and her husband, Zach, have been praying for a baby that seems more and more like an impossible dream, and they've had to move in with her beloved grandmother, Helen, who's having trouble taking care of herself. But when Laurel contacts a local home care organization for help, there are no caregivers available. Then...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Audio 2019

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC MAC

Camiccia, Jennifer

Summary: Twelve-year-old Lulu Rose Carter's memory improves greatly just as her beloved Gram becomes very forgetful, and Lulu begins to explore Gram's past in an effort to save her.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2019

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2 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC CAM

Genova, Lisa

Summary: Feeling at the top of her game when she is suddenly diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer's disease, Harvard psychologist Alice Howland struggles to find meaning and purpose in her life as her concept of self gradually slips away.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2014

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