Rose Bateman Buscarini taught high school English for twenty years in Maryland and Pennsylvania schools. Her first book, “Grandma’s Teddy Bear,” chronicles the heartbreaking journey of a grandparent coping with Alzheimer’s disease as seen through the eyes of a child. Her three grandchildren are the inspiration for her second book, “Nick Rabbit Takes Charge.”

Naughty Nick Rabbit loves to play jokes on his family. When faced with serious challenges, can Nick take charge and become a responsible rabbit?

The close relationship between a little girl and her grandmother is threatened when Grandma develops Alzheimer’s. Can a family’s love prove stronger than any disease or affliction?