Reading and Resources List for Children

Internet Resources

Talking to Children and Teens About Alzheimer's Disease: Fact Sheet from the Alzheimer's Association.

Helping Children and Teens Understand Alzheimer's Disease: Fact Sheet from the St. Louis Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association.

Helping Children Understand Alzheimer's Disease: Article written for website.


"Wilfred Gordon McDonald Partridge" by Mem Fox. Kane-Miller Publishers. Available from Better Directions for $7.75. Call 800-999-0795.

"Grandpa Doesn’t Know It’s Me" by Donna Guthrie. Available from the Alzheimer’s Association for $5.95. Call 800-272-3900.

"In Our Neighborhood: Maria’s Grandma Gets Mixed Up" by Doris Sanford. From Multnomah Publishers (out of print). 1989.

"A Beautiful Pearl." Whitelaw, Nancy. Morton Grove, Ill.: A. Whitman, 1991.

"The Memory Box" by Mary Bahr. Morton Grove, Illinois: A. Whitman, 1992.

"Nanny’s Special Gift" by R. Potatacke. New York: Paulist Press, 1993.

"Grandma's Soup." Karkowsky, Nancy Faye. Rockville, MD: Kar-Ban Copies, 1989.

"An Early Winter." Baure, Marion Dan. New York: Clarion Books, 1999. ISBN: 0395903726

"Grandpa Forgot My Name." Gruenewald, Nancy. Illustrated by Bruce Loeschen. Austin, MN: Newborn Books, c1997. (Newborn Books, 508 South Main Street, Austin, MN 55912. Email:

"Fireflies, Peach Pies and Lullabies" by Nancy Cote

"My Grammy." Kibbey, Marsha. Minneapolis, MN: Carolrhoda Books, 1988.


"Someone I Love Has Alzheimer’s" Video and guidebook by In-Joy Productions for $24.95. Call 800-326-2082.

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