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by | Read by Fred Savage

Children Ages 10+ • 2.25 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2000

For anyone, watching someone you've loved and admired for years start to change and deteriorate mentally is a heartbreaking experience; for Jake Moon, experiencing it as a young adolescent, it's both confusing and terrifying. With a boyish tone and adolescent intensity, narrator Fred Savage gives voice to all of Jakes's emotions: his embarrassment when some of his friends see his grandfather sitting in the dumpster behind school, the frustration of telling him the same things over and over, the pain when his grandfather doesn't recognize him, the hurt when his grandfather starts yelling at him for nothing, the resentment for what the Alzheimer's has done to his life. It's not until his grandfather disappears for days that Jake learns to accept the situation and understand how it impacts everyone, not just him. W.L.S. © AudioFile 2001, Portland, Maine [Published: JUN/JUL 01]



Retail pak • Listening Library • 2000

CS ISBN 0807261602 $18.00 • Two cassettes

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