The Memory Box

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Albert Whitman and Company, 1992 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
When Gramps realizes he has Alzheimer's disease, he starts a memory box with his grandson, Zach, to keep memories of all the times they have shared.

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Poignant story with lovely illustrations about a young boy who summers with his grandparents by a lake. His grandfather starts a memory box of artifacts and writings with his grandson as his symptoms of Alzheimer's Disease progress. A good introduction of a difficult topic. Read full review


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When Zach comes for his annual vacation, Gramps has just learned that he has Alzheimer's. Together, they start a ``Memory Box'': as they reminisce about other years, Gram writes down the stories; they ... Read full review

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Mary Bahr is a published author of children's books. Some of the published credits of Mary Bahr include: My Brother Loved Snowflakes: The Story of Wilson a Bentley, the Snowflake Man, If Nathan Were Here.

David Cunningham is a published author and an illustrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of David Cunningham include: The Memory Box, Caboose Mystery (Boxcar Children), A Crow's Journey.

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