Oh Brother

  • Pages:144
  • Publisher:Orca Book Publishers
  • Themes:siblings with disabilities, special needs, inclusion and equality, belonging, disability awareness
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  • Pub Date:02/14/2023
  • Fry Level:3.9
  • Lexile:HL600L
  • Fountas & Pinnell Text Level Gradient:R
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Moving to a new city and a new school is never easy.

So Lauren is relieved when Callie, Treena and Maddy welcome her into their group. But then Lauren witnesses their reaction to a first-grader in a wheelchair. That kid is her little brother, Will. But she’s afraid that if she tells them, they may not want to be friends with her. Soon Lauren finds herself living a double life as she struggles with the challenges of building new friendships and trying to make it up to Will for not acknowledging him at school. At some point Lauren will have to make a decision. What is more important—friends or family?

Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Award   | 2020  |  Short-listed
CCBC Best Books for Kids & Teens   | 2020  |  Commended