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Book Review: If You Were Me and Lived in Italy.


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If You Were Me and Lived in Italy. A Child’s Introduction to Culture Around the World by Carole P. Roman, illustrated by Kelsea Wierenga

 

About the Book: Join Carole P. Roman as she visits the Republic of Italy. Learn what it is like to live in Rome, see the famous architecture, celebrate a favorite holiday and discover popular names for both boys and girls. Be fascinated with it’s diverse and rich history and colorful traditions. On the way, you might learn a word or two in Italian!

 

Pages: 30

Cost: $9.99

Read more of Carole P. Roman’s books http://caroleproman.com/books

 

My Review: We are taking a trip to Italy. This book gives readers an inside into the culture of Italy. Known in ancient times as the home of the Roman Empire. The Roman Empire stretched over almost 48 modern day countries.

Do you know that Rome was founded by Emperor Romulus in the year 753 BC? Making it one of the oldest city in Europe.

It was interesting to read that Rome is the only city in the world that has another country inside its borders, the Catholic Church. The Catholic Church which is considered as an independent state, has its capital as the Vatican City.

Learn about their currency the Euro, food and one of the most famous places in Italy, the Coliseum. Is it the largest Amphitheatre in the world built with ancient concrete and stones, and sit 5,000 to 8,000 people. The Coliseum was famous for public events like the Gladiators fights.

With only 30 pages the author did her best to give readers a lot of information including 3 pages of  pronunciation guide. I highly recommend this book for classroom teaching.

 

FTC Disclosure: I received a review copy of this book from the author in exchange for a fair and honest review. I was not monetarily compensated for my opinion in any way.

 

 

January 25, 2016 Posted by | Book Review | , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Book Review: Scary School. Zillions of Zombies


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Scary School. Zillions of Zombies by Derek the Ghost

About the Book: After defeating the fearsome Ice Dragon, the students of Scary School were in full celebration mode with an awesome parade leading up to the Dance of Destiny. But when a bearodactyl snatches Charles Nukid and flies him to Monster Kingdom, his friends have to figure out a way to rescue him before he’s served as lunch to one of the kingdom’s horrifying creatures. Little do his friends know that he’s actually been taken there to be crowned the next monster king after defeating King Zog in battle. But no sooner is he crowned than he is challenged by Turlock the Troll. While trying to avoid getting crushed by Turlock’s crew, one of them breaks the Zombie Control Lever, which was keeping all the zombies of the world good and not ravenous for brains. Charles’s friends arrive in the nick of time after barely surviving a zombie attack at Scary School. Reunited, they now have to find the one unicorn in existence whose magic is powerful enough to turn all the zombies back to good before every monster and human alike are turned into the mindless brain-eating dead. http://www.scaryschool.com/

  • Age Range: 7 – 12 years
  • Grade Level: 3 – 6
  • Series: Scary School (Book 4)
  • Paperback: 246 pages
  • Cost: $9.99

 

My Review: Wow! The final book in the Scary School series. I am a fan of Derek the Ghost series. It was interesting to read about monsters, ghouls, and other mythical beasts in the past series. In this final book, when Charles Nukid was named the new monster king, little did he know that he would be challenged by Turlock the Troll and that his friends are on their way to save him.

I’m not a big fan of zombie stories. Sorry Derek I find zombies boring. But I highly recommend this book for every young kid not afraid of zombies.

The book is funny and entertaining for younger kids. The illustrations by Revo Yansonon helps to tell the story.

 

Disclaimer: As per FTC guidelines, I received a copy of this book in exchange for my honest review. I received no monetary compensation. All opinions expressed here are mine and mine alone.

 

For more reviews visit https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/26762957-zillions-of-zombies

  • Age Range: 7 – 12 years
  • Grade Level: 3 – 6
  • Series: Scary School (Book 4)
  • Paperback: 246 pages
  • Cost: $9.99

 

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January 6, 2016 Posted by | Book Review | , , , , , | 2 Comments

Book Review: Ms. Cuddy Is Nutty!


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My Weirdest School #2 – Ms Cuddy Is Nutty! Written by Dan Gutman, illustrations by Jim Paillot.

About the Book: In this second book in the new My Weirdest School series, the students of Ella Mentry School are about to get a wonderful gift—a million dollars! A.J. and the gang vote to create an in-school, state-of-the-art TV station so the morning announcements can be broadcast to all the classes. There’s even enough money to hire Ms. Cuddy, a new digital media arts teacher who knows a thing or two about broadcasting. But soon Ms. Cuddy decides the ratings on the announcements are too low, and the show needs to “get more eyeballs.” What could possibly go wrong?

Perfect for reluctant readers and word lovers alike, Dan Gutman’s hugely popular My Weird School series has something for everyone. Don’t miss the hilarious adventures of A.J. and the gang. http://www.harpercollins.com/9780062284259/my-weirdest-school-2-ms-cuddy-is-nutty

 

  • Age Range: 6 – 10 years
  • Grade Level: 1 – 5
  • Series: My Weirdest School (Book 2)
  • Paperback: 112 pages
  • Cost: $4.99

 

 

Book Review: AJ and his gang are back again in this fun book for kids. Their school Ella Mentry School received a million dollars gift from Mrs. Mentry who used to teach at the school years ago. Now they have to come up with a contest to decide what to do with the money. Some students wanted to spend the money on pizzas, ice cream, candy, racing cars, football team, a skate park or flat-screen TVs. But their teacher Mr. Cooper had a better ideal.

Perfect for reluctant readers. Dan Gutman’s hugely popular My Weird School series has something for everyone. Don’t miss the hilarious adventures of A.J. and the gang. The illustrations by Jim Paillot helps to makes the story even more hilarious. I highly recommend this book.

 

FTC Disclosure: I received a review copy of this book from HarperCollins in exchange for a fair and honest review. I was not monetarily compensated for my opinion in any way.

 

 

 

Book Reviews – http://www.amazon.com/My-Weirdest-School-Cuddy-Nutty/dp/006228424X/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1451399914&sr=8-1&keywords=Ms.+Cuddy+Is+Nutty%21

 

 

 

December 29, 2015 Posted by | Book Review, HarperCollins Book Review | , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Book Review: Kregel Blog Tour. The Midnight Visitors


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The Midnight Visitors by Juliet David, illustrated by Jo Parry

 

About the Book: Miriam was glad to be warm and cozy. There were so many people in the town but it was nice and peaceful inside her cowshed. Little did she know that she would soon be joined by Midnight Visitors . . . and not just any old visitors!

Snuggle up and enjoy the warm, soft feel the art and narrative bring to this delightful Christmas picture book with a difference. http://www.kregel.com/childrens-story-books/the-midnight-visitors/

  • Age Range: 2 – 4 years
  • Hardcover: 32 pages
  • Publisher: Candle Books
  • Cost: $14.99

 

 

My Review: It was cold outside and Miriam the cow is so glad to be inside the cowshed keeping warm. It was time for bed as Dan the herdsman has left for the day. As she settles in for the night she heard a knock on the door. It was Rita Rabbit and her little family. “It’s a bit late for visitors,” she complained. But since it was freezing cold outside she let them in. And not long after, there came several knocks, Freddy Fox stopped by and so did Dan’s boss, the innkeeper. He was showing a really tired looking man and his wife the cowshed. He told them to make themselves comfortable. Miriam thought to herself, “is this a cowshed or a hotel?’. Then she realized the woman was expecting a baby.

This is a story about the birth of Jesus. After their long journey to Bethlehem, Joseph and Mary realized that there was no place for them to stay because the inn was already full. They ended up spending the night in a stable, a place where animals were kept.

The message from this book is about sharing and caring for others. Miriam was able to share her warm cowshed with others, even the fox was on its best behavior. But to her biggest surprised she shared her cowshed with the baby Jesus, welcoming his birth into the world. The illustrations by Jo Parry is not only bright and bold but helps tell this wonderful story.

 

FTC Disclosure: I received a review copy of this book from Kregel Publications in exchange for a fair and honest review. I was not monetarily compensated for my opinion in any way.

 

About the Author: Juliet David has written many children’s stories and Bible activity books. Her other interests include painting, music, and travel to Israel and other Bible lands. This experienced author lives in London with her family.

 

 

 

December 1, 2015 Posted by | Book Review, Kregel Book Review | , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Book Review: Alien In My Pocket #6 Forces of Nature.


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About the Book: Zack and Amp get a serious surprise in Forces of Nature, the sixth installment of this fun intergalactic chapter book series by Nate Ball, the host of PBS’s Design Squad and Design Squad Nation.

Ever since Amp crash-landed his spaceship through Zack McGee’s window, Zack’s life has gone in some unexpected directions. But when everything goes wrong on the McGee family camping trip, Zack’s going to need Amp’s alien scouting skills to navigate the great outdoors and find their way back to civilization!

Like every book in the Alien in My Pocket series, Forces of Nature mixes Common Core–aligned science with safe, hands-on experiments that young readers will love. This installment includes a build-your-own compass experiment.

Publishers Weekly said of Alien in My Pocket: Blast Off!: “With its screwball comedy and lively dialogue, the novel gives readers the opportunity to laugh as they learn.”

 

  • ISBN: 9780062314901
  • ISBN 10: 0062314904
  • Imprint: HarperCollins
  • On Sale: 09/01/2015
  • Pages: 144
  • List Price: 15.99 USD
  • Ages: 6 to 10
  • Cost: 4.99

 

My Review: The sixth installment of Alien in My Pocket, Zack’s parent are taking him on a camping trip. He has decided not to take Amp, a little blue alien who crashed his spaceship through Zack’s window. But Amp suddenly had a love of camping. He thinks it going to be an adventure. A chance to battle the elements, the opportunity to encounter wild animals and a daily struggle to find food, why would he pass that up? But Zack instructed him to stay at home and out of trouble. But Amp found a way to be a part of the camp adventure. With Zack’s friend Olivia tagging along, what type of adventure will they come across in the Crooked Forest and what role with Amp play? Check out the last few page about Do-It- Yourself Science Experiment.

As always, great illustration by Macky Pamintuan which helps tell the story.

 

FTC Disclosure: I received a review copy of this book from HarperCollins in exchange for a fair and honest review. I was not monetarily compensated for my opinion in any way.

 

 

 

 

 

November 17, 2015 Posted by | Book Review, HarperCollins Book Review | , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Book/Author Spotlight: Platypus Police Squad: Last Panda Standing


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About the Book: From Jarrett J. Krosoczka comes Last Panda Standing, the third installment in the hilarious, high-action illustrated middle grade series featuring two platypus detectives, perfect for fans of Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Big Nate, and Jarrett’s own Lunch Lady series.

The Kalamazoo City mayoral race is heating up, and Frank Pandini Jr. has been threatened by a mysterious assailant. He requests a special Platypus Police Squad protection detail: Detective Rick Zengo. This leaves O’Malley to be partnered up with Jo Cooper, the newest detective on the force. Can Zengo get to the bottom of the attacks—without O’Malley backing him up? http://www.harpercollins.com/9780062071682/platypus-police-squad-last-panda-standing

 

  • Age Range: 8 – 12 years
  • Grade Level: 3 – 7
  • Series: Platypus Police Squad (Book 3)
  • Hardcover: 256 pages
  • Cost: $12.99

 

My Review: A fun book for kids who like to read crime fiction.

 

FTC Disclosure: I received a review copy of this book from HarperCollins in exchange for a fair and honest review. I was not monetarily compensated for my opinion in any way.

 

 

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About the Author: Jarrett J. Krosoczka is the author and illustrator of the Lunch Lady graphic novel series, a two-time winner of the Children’s Choice Book Award, as well as many picture books. He can be heard on “The Book Report with JJK,” his radio segment on SiriusXM’s Kids Place Live. Jarrett lives in Northampton, Massachusetts, with his wife, two daughters, and their pug, Ralph Macchio. http://www.studiojjk.com/biography2.html

November 16, 2015 Posted by | Author and Book Spotlight, Book Review, HarperCollins Book Review | , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Book Review/Giveaway: The Not Very Merry Pout-Pout Fish. Ends Dec 5th


 

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About the Book

“A gift should be big,
And a gift should be bright.
And a gift should be perfect
Guaranteed to bring delight.
And a gift should have meaning
Plus a bit of bling-zing,
So I’ll shop till I drop
For each just-right thing!”

Will Mr. Fish find perfect gifts for everyone on his list? Will he finish his shopping in time?

Swim along with Mr. Fish on his holiday shopping quest. He might just discover that the best gifts of all come straight from the heart. http://deborahdiesen.com/books/

 

  • Age Range: 2 – 6 years
  • Series: A Pout-Pout Fish Adventure
  • Hardcover: 32 pages
  • Cost: $9.10 at amazon

 

My Review: Its the holiday season and Mr. Fish  is looking for the big, bright and perfect gifts that would bring delight to his friends. The gifts has to be meaningful and has a bit of bling-zing, but he is running out of time. He has gone from one store to another and they are all sold out. What is he going to do? Miss Shimmer come to the rescue and suggested home made gifts, the best gifts that comes from the heart.

I like that this story will inspire children to create gifts that comes from their heart that will be appreciated by their friends and family. The illustrations are colorful and bright bringing each page alive. I highly recommend the book for your home libraries.

 

 

 

FTC Disclosure: I received a review copy of this book from prbythebook  in exchange for a fair and honest review. I was not monetarily compensated for my opinion in any way.

 

Interview with the Author: https://mymcbooks.wordpress.com/2011/11/18/interview-with-deborah-diesen/

 

About the Author: http://deborahdiesen.com/bio/

 

 

Giveaway Rules

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There will be 1 winner  

This Giveaway is Open to the USA Only!

Winner will be selected by Random.org

Giveaway Ends Dec 5th, 2015

Comments like these would be deleted – Great contest, please enter me, Love to win this! This is so cute!

Mandatory: Leave a comment about the review below. Leaving a helpful comment relating to this book would be appreciated and valid to the giveaway.

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Winners are selected via Random and notified by email. You have 48 hours to respond;

If no response, the prize is forfeited and an alternate winner is chosen.

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Winner is #6 – Michelle Willms

 

 

 

Author Deborah Diesen
November 14, 3pm – Square Books, Oxford, MS

November 16, 3:30pm – Country Bookshop, Southern Pines, NC
November 18, 4pm – Vero Beach Book Center, Vero Beach, FL
November 19, 7pm – Little Shop of Stories, Decatur, GA
November 20, 4pm – Octavia Books, New Orleans, LA

Illustrator Dan Hanna
November 15, 11am – WORD Books, Jersey City, NJ

November 16, 4pm – Carmichael’s Bookstore, Louisville, KY
November 17, 4:30pm – Towne Book Center & Cafe, Collegeville, PA
November 18, 4:30pm – Cover to Cover, Columbus, OH
November 19, 4:30pm – Lake Forest Books, Lake Forest, IL
November 21, 12pm – Anderson’s Book Shop, Naperville, IL
November 21, 2pm – Anderson’s Book Shop, La Grange, IL
Learn more at www.poutpoutfish.com.

November 14, 2015 Posted by | Book Review, Free Giveaways | , , , , , , , , , , , , | 13 Comments

Book Review/Giveaway: Not A Nugget. Ends Nov 28


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About the Book: Food or friend? Through fun animal facts and charming illustrations, “Not A Nugget” shows children a different way to view animals and their food. With a special foreword by Gene Baur, founder of Farm Sanctuary, this book is an educational resource for parents and teachers to introduce children to plant-based living. http://veegmama.com/not-a-nugget/

  • Paperback: 38 pages
  • Publisher: VeegMama (August 10, 2015)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0986106011
  • ISBN-13: 978-0986106019
  • Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 0.1 x 8.5 inches
  • Cost: $9.95 on amazon

 

 

My Review: The author has explained in her book that animals are our friends, not food. She goes on to show with the illustrations by Jack Veda showing how chickens like to play games, cows making best friends by walking together, that pigs are super smart by playing video games with a joystick, fish communicating like friends and have memories like humans and many more. She gave fun facts and listed the alternatives like instead of eating hot dog, eat a veggie wrap, instead of bacon, eat tempeh bacon, instead of sushi roll, eat cucumber and avocado roll.

I understand the vegetarian lifestyle that the author wants to convey to the parents and children, but I can not truly agree that animal are not food.

 

 

FTC Disclosure: I received a review copy of this book from author in exchange for a fair and honest review. I was not monetarily compensated for my opinion in any way.

 

 

 

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About the Author: Stephanie Dreyer is the founder of VeegMama, a vegan lifestyle brand sharing new approaches to healthy living, and the host of YouTube’s “The Good Life With VeegMama.” She is on a mission to excite children about eating fruits and vegetables, while encouraging families to cook together and live healthier.

Her eBook, VeegMama’s Guide To Going Vegan, is an Amazon Bestseller. Stephanie has been featured on KCAL 9 in Los Angeles and Chickpea Magazine. She is a proud partner of Raddish Kids, providing vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free recipe substitutions for their monthly subscription boxes. Stephanie is also a contributor on the popular websites, World of Vegan and Girlie Girl Army, and has been featured on several websites, including PETAKids, The San Francisco Vegetarian Examiner, SheKnows, The Active Times, and Care.com. Her first children’s book, Not A Nugget, is now available on Amazon.

Stephanie holds a M.S. in Integrated Marketing from Northwestern University and a B.A. in Communications from The University of California, San Diego. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband and three children. When she’s not writing at her laptop or chasing after her kids, you can find her cooking something delicious or reading something wonderful. Visit her at http://veegmama.com.

Stephanie holds a B.A. in Communications from University California, San Diego and a M.S. in Integrated Marketing Communications from Northwestern University. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband and three children. http://veegmama.com/

 

 

 

Giveaway Rules

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There will be 1 winner  

This Giveaway is Open to the USA Only!

Winner will be selected by Random.org

Giveaway Ends Nov 28, 2015

Comments like these would be deleted – Great contest, please enter me, Love to win this! This is so cute!

Mandatory: Leave a comment about the review below. Leaving a helpful comment relating to this book would be appreciated and valid to the giveaway.

Giveaway Guidelines and Disclaimer  

Winners are selected via Random and notified by email. You have 48 hours to respond;

If no response, the prize is forfeited and an alternate winner is chosen.

This Giveaway Has Ended

Winner is #3 – Kathy Heare Watts

 

 

 

 

 

 

November 11, 2015 Posted by | Book Review, Free Giveaways | , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Book Review/Spotlight: The Zombie Chasers BK 6 and 7


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The Zombie Chasers: Zombies of the Caribbean by John Kloepfer, illustrated by David DeGrand

 

About the Book: The Zombie Chasers take to the high seas in the sixth installment of John Kloepfer’s hysterical Zombie Chasers tween series, illustrated by David DeGrand.

Zack Clarke and his team—Zoe, Rice, Ozzie, Madison, and Olivia—have fled the infested coasts of Florida, chased by a ravenous mob of super zombies. With no antidote in sight, there’s only one person who can help them now: an eccentric explorer and renowned zombie expert . . . but he’s lying low in a zombie–proof bunker somewhere in the Caribbean. As the pals fend off decomposing pirates, crusty crewmates, and putrid sea creatures, they race to uncover the cure for zombies everywhere. But will they be able to defeat the zombies of the Caribbean before the cure and their plan go overboard?

  • Pages: 224
  • List Price: 16.99 USD

  • Ages: 8 to 12

 

My Review: The Zombie Chasers must travel from Florida by boat to the Caribbean to look for a new antidote for the super zombie virus now spreading through Florida. But only one man can help them.

So they journey to find Nigel Black but their journey wasn’t smooth sailing as they were attacked by super zombie pirate ship. The kids threw all manner of debris at the super zombies but the super zombie pirates just kept moving toward them, and the kids were running out of stuff to throw. They had to leave the cruise ship by boat and drifted away from the pirate ship.

They must look for the renowned zombie expect Nigel Black to make a new antidote. After finding him, he instructed them to find a frilled tiger shark and bring it back to him so he can work on an antidote to help cure the so-called supper zombies. Will the kids return back with a tiger shark or will they be shark food?

The author did a great job writing this book making it fun and an interesting read for kids. The cartoon Illustrations by David DeGrand helped tell the story.

 

FTC Disclosure: I received a review copy of this book from HarperCollins in exchange for a fair and honest review. I was not monetarily compensated for my opinion in any way.

 

 

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About the Book: In the final book in the beloved Zombie Chasers series, Zack Clarke and his zombie-fighting team travel across the world in search of an antidote that will stop the brain-gobbling outbreak once and for all. With all the middle school shenanigans, fast-paced adventure, and hilarious black-and-white drawings that have made this series a favorite of reluctant readers everywhere, The Zombie Chasers #7: World Zombination is an uproarious, gore-streaked finale that readers will love!

From taming zombie jungle animals in Madagascar to unearthing zombie mummies—zummies—in Egypt to battling black-belt super zombies in China, it’s the zombie chasers’ slimiest adventure yet. Will the kids be able to get the antidote and unzombify the undead masses once and for all? Or will the putrid planet fall to the zombie scourge?

  • Pages: 240
  • List Price: 16.99 USD

  • Ages: 8 to 12

http://www.harpercollins.com/9780062290274/the-zombie-chasers-7-world-zombination

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

November 10, 2015 Posted by | Book Review, HarperCollins Book Review | , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Book Review/Giveaway: When My Grammy Forgets, I Remember: A Child’s Perspective on Dementia. Ends Nov 16th


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When My Grammy Forgets, I Remember: A Child’s Perspective on Dementia by Toby Haberkorn

About the Book: With the increasing numbers of people diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and other dementia conditions, more families and children will experience the sadness and challenges of this disease in a beloved relative or friend. When My Grammy Forgets, I Remember: A Child’s Perspective on Dementia explores the difficult reality of dementia and the enduring strength of a nurturing relationship between a granddaughter and her beloved Grammy.

 

  • Paperback: 38 pages
  • Publisher: Baypointe Publishers (March 21, 2015)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0991623606
  • ISBN-13: 978-0991623600
  • Cost: $12.95 @amazon

 

 

My Review: Dementia is a decline in memory and other thinking skills that could be severe enough to reduce a person’s ability to perform everyday activities. The tend to forget names, places, among other things.

Grandmothers love spending time with their grand children. But when they suffer from dementia they tend to forget things, like people’s name, taking their medicine, misplacing things like car keys, even remembering to hug their love ones.

Children wouldn’t understand that their beloved grandmother’s memories are fading.With this book they will understand what dementia means and how they can help their love ones if they ever suffer from this disease.

The author tells the story of a child’s relationship with her grandmother.  Her Grandmother was always there to pick up her up from school, she loves reading to her granddaughter, helps her at her lemonade stand, she brings back dolls for her granddaughter every time she travels to famous places. Her granddaughter places nuts, chocolates and candies on the table for her grandmother and her friends who loves playing bridge every Wednesdays. And she loves the hugs her grandmother gives her. But due to dementia the role has changed as the child now hugs and guide her grandmother. She takes her out for a walk since she no longer drives, she reads to her while grandma turn the pages.

My friend’s mom suffers from Alzheimer. When I visit her she keeps asking me “who are you?” And I will say, ” Mom, its Ella”. She will say, “Oh, how are you?”. 10 minutes later she will ask me the same question.

This book is not only about the relationship between a grandmother and her grandchild, but a child’s perspective on Dementia. I will recommend this book in school libraries. The illustrations by Heather Varkarotas helps bring the story to life with bright and bold colors.

 

FTC Disclosure: I received a review copy of this book from the author in exchange for a fair and honest review. I was not monetarily compensated for my opinion in any way.

 

 

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About the Author: Growing up in Cleveland, Ohio Toby Haberkorn was a voracious reader. Later, as a young mother, she delighted in creating stories for her children. Toby currently lives in Texas, where she is working on her next book.

Toby has written two children’s books. With the increasing numbers of people diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and other dementia conditions, more families and children will experience the sadness and challenges of this disease in a beloved relative or friend.

Parents assume that children do not notice when something is wrong with a beloved family member or friend suffering from dementia. They may be unsure how to explain this disease or the deterioration. The reality is that children are very observant and worry when a grandparent’s behavior changes or seems to have disappeared from their lives.

When My Grammy Forgets, I Remember: A Child’s Perspective on Dementia seeks to address those concerns by sensitively exploring the changing relationship between a granddaughter and her adored Grammy who has dementia. The story is inspired by the Toby’s own family, which was forced to confront the pain of a no-upside, ultimately progressive disease in their beloved mother and grandmother.

Dementia is an adult topic but this book is written in a simple, straightforward manner that children can understand. When My Grammy Forgets, I Remember: A Child’s Perspective on Dementia stimulates discussion between parents and children about compassion and this debilitating disease. Toby’s hope is to help children and parents find the peace they deserve at bedtime. http://tobyhaberkorn.com/

 

 

 

Giveaway Rules

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

There will be 1 winner  

This Giveaway is Open to the USA Only!

Winner will be selected by Random.org

Giveaway Ends Nov 16, 2015

Comments like these would be deleted – Great contest, please enter me, Love to win this! This is so cute!

Mandatory: Leave a comment about the review below. Leaving a helpful comment relating to this book would be appreciated and valid to the giveaway.

Giveaway Guidelines and Disclaimer  

Winners are selected via Random and notified by email. You have 48 hours to respond;

If no response, the prize is forfeited and an alternate winner is chosen.

This Giveaway Has Ended

Winner is #1 –  Kathy Heare Watts

 

November 6, 2015 Posted by | Book Review, Free Giveaways | , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

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