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Ely Library at Westfield State University
Grandfather's Story Cloth
Call Number: PZ1000.G2938 Gr 2008
Publication Date: 2008-05-01
Chersheng's grandfather is beginning to forget things: little things like turning off the water faucet and big things like Chersheng's name. Sometimes he even forgets that he is in America now. Chersheng feels sad and helpless when he learns that Grandfather has Alzheimer's Disease, but then Chersheng's mother presents him with a story cloth stitched by Grandfather himself, embroidered in the Hmong tradition.
Loop the Loop
Call Number: PZ1000.D87817 Lo 1992
Publication Date: 1992-04-14
"I'm Methuselah, and I'm nine hundred and sixty-nine years old. Who are you?" Anne shrugged. "Nobody." "Nobody!" Mrs. Simpson shouted. "That's good!" Mrs. Simpson is like no one else Anne has ever met. She travels in a wheelchair and performs fabulous yo-yo tricks. Anne thinks Mrs. Simpson is magnificent! And so will you!
Singing with Momma Lou
Call Number: PZ1000.A48 Si 2002
Publication Date: 2015-04-01
Nine-year-old Tamika Jordan dreads visiting her grandmother at the nursing home. Momma Lou has Alzheimer's and always forgets who Tamika is. After her father shows her Momma Lou's scrapbooks, Tamika comes up with an idea to jog Momma Lou's memory.
Merci Suárez Changes Gears
Call Number: PZ7.M512765 Me 2018
Publication Date: 2018-09-11
In a coming-of-age tale full of humor and wisdom, award-winning author Meg Medina gets to the heart of the confusion and constant change that defines middle school -- and the steadfast connection that defines family.