Alzheimer’s is taking Irene further away from the people who inhabit her ever-devolving world. Navigating life with Alzheimer’s is a bizarre and endlessly changing process where the past becomes the present, the present becomes the past, and the future remains a terrifying mystery. Meanwhile, life must move on for Irene’s daughter, her in-home health worker and her hairdresser. The further she drifts into memory, the closer these relative strangers become inextricably connected to one another. Learn More
Adapted by Julie Jensen. From the National Book Award winning novel by Kathryn Erskine.
Product Code: MR5000
Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
3m., 3w., 3 or more either gender.
Caitlin is an 11-year-old girl on the autism spectrum. After a mass shooting takes her brother away, she is alone with her grieving father and a cacophony of children at school. She struggles to understand empathy, what facial expressions mean and why a drawing might have more than one color. We see the world from Caitlin’s point of view. We struggle as she does but also take comfort in the times when she finds a friend, draws a multicolored mockingbird and can finally cry for her brother. Learn More