Marsha Kibbey The Helping Place

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The Helping Place

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A little girl's experiences when her grandmother spends some time in a nursing home help her to have a better feeling about those helping places

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Grade 2-4--A positive look at nursing homes. Amy has adjusted to having to share her bedroom with her grandmoth er, who suffers from Alzheimer's dis ease, but finds it difficult to accept her deteriorating condition. When the woman breaks her hip, she must move to a nursing home to recover. Through Amy and a friend's visits to the facility, her discussions with its director, and interaction with the patients, readers gain an understanding of the different people living there and the treatment they receive. When the grandmother is ready to move back home, the girls continue their visits. Amy's inquisitive and optimistic outlook increase the ap peal, as do the realistic pencil drawings. While the book is not divided into chap ters, the text is broken up by a facing illustration on every page.
-Pearl Herscovitch, University of Calgary, Al berta, Canada
Copyright 1992 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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