Granny Can't Remember Me is a lighthearted picture book about Alzheimer's disease and dementia told from the perspective of a six-year-old boy, appropriate for children in preschool through early elementary school (ages 3 - 8). Granny can't remember that Joey likes soccer and rockets and dogs. Granny can't remember much of anything. But with Granny's stories of her Three Best Days, Joey knows she loves him just the same.
Alzheimer's disease is more and more common, and many young children experience this sometimes scary and sad family situation. Granny Can't Remember Me shows a boy's acceptance and love for his grandmother despite this unfortunate illness.
Susan McCormick is a doctor who lives in Seattle. She graduated from Smith College and George Washington University Medical Center. She is married and has two boys. Her mother and father-in-law had Alzheimer's disease.