Grandma, Don’t Forget How Much I Love You, Linda Gerdner

An enduring story of family love and Alzheimer’s disease embedded in the rich Jamaican culture. Amancia has recently learned that her beloved Grandma has Alzheimer’s disease. Initially, she is extremely saddened and thinks of Grandma as she once was. The Jamaican name of Amancia means unconditional love and is the underlying message of this story. The story uses a problem solving approach to better understand behaviors associated with the disease and how to make the necessary adaptations. Amancia and Mother help to build upon Grandma’s preserved abilities such as singing hymns, keeping her Bible close, and enjoying regional fruits and traditional family meals. Grandma is treated with respect and love. In addition, Grandma’s dog, Calypso shows his faithful and protective nature when he senses something is wrong with Grandma. Calypso becomes an important companion to Grandma. The love and happiness in the final scene is palpable. Author notes are included for parents and teachers to assist them in enhancing the learning experience for the child.

Grandma, Don’t Forget How Much I Love You is a wonderful and heartwarming read for young children that will keep readers entertained, captivated, and engrossed from start to finish! Now that I have finished Grandma, Don’t Forget How Much I Love You I can honestly write that it is one of the most beautiful and poignant reads I have read in a long time – which doesn’t surprise me as Linda Gerdner’s previous book  Musical Memories instilled the same feeling in me! That is why I already have to recommend this book to you lovely readers, however, if you need more convincing then continue to read to learn more about My New Friend!

Grandma, Don’t Forget How Much I Love You is a memorable and inspiring children’s read that will take readers on a wonderful but emotionally charged journey from beginning to end! The reader in Grandma, Don’t Forget How Much I Love You will meet the star of the book, Amancia, a young girl and her Grandma who has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. Grandma’s diagnosis rocks this Jamaican household but soon Amancia and her mother embark on a journey to help her Grandma as much as possible, finding solutions along the way and preserving as much of her as possible – and even Grandma’s dog Calypso helps in his own way! It makes for a beautiful story all about love, acceptance, and respect and is perfect for young readers and book lovers is the short premise of the wonderful Grandma, Don’t Forget How Much I Love You! 

Grandma, Don’t Forget How Much I Love You is an excellent, well-developed story thanks to the author Linda Gerdner. Gerdner manages to magnificently develop her world with immaculate detail and absorb readers into her story with ease! Gerdner quickly immerses us in the Jamaican household, showing cultural insights and providing plenty of heartwarming moments along the way

Linda Gerdner is an incredible writer who flawlessly writes her fantastic journey and takes her readers on an engaging journey that makes the reader feel included. Gerdner’s faultless writing combined with her brilliant characterization of characters makes Grandma, Don’t Forget How Much I Love You a stellar read that will keep you hooked until the very end!

Linda Gerdner ensures that readers are entertained throughout, and she does this by lacing plenty of entertaining and poignant moments throughout the book to ensure readers will never get bored which is always a sign of a true wordsmith!

As Grandma, Don’t Forget How Much I Love You is a beautiful, astounding, and compelling book that should not be missed, I, of course, have to award this novel five stars! So please, have a read of this book and get lost in a brilliant story that you will love being a part of! Be sure to have a read of the preview book lovers, you won’t regret it!

Thank you so much for reading book lovers! I appreciate it so much. Here is a preview of the book for all of you lovely readers to enjoy!

Goodbye for now book lovers,

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