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A teen-age girl gains new insight into herself and her family when her mentally handicapped brother gets lost.

1971 Newbery winner: The Summer Of The Swans by Betsy Cromer Byars

Quick read. Wonderfully witty and touching. First book, I ever wrote to tha author after reading. She responded and was  wonderful.

That Went Well: Adventures in Caring for My Sister by Terrell Dugan is an absorbing memoir about growing up with, then taking responsibility for, a sibling with a developmental disability.

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40 Classic Children’s Books Even Adults Love

A teenager in pre-revolutionary Tehran, Massoumeh is an ordinary girl, passionate about learning. On her way to school she meets a local man and falls in love - but when her family discover his letter

The Book of Fate

This made me so angry because it didn't end the way it shoulda IMO.

Honeymoon with My Brother by Franz Wisher

Honeymoon with My Brother by Franz Wisher

Honeymoon with My Brother - Franz Wisner. The author's from Newport Beach and I loved the fact that he " carried on ", despite his sadness over the break up.

40 MUST READ Books for Christian Teen Girls

40 MUST READ Books for Christian Teen Girls

Dear America: Like the Willow Tree - Scholastic

After being orphaned during the influenza epidemic of eleven-year-old Lydia Pierce and her fourteen-year-old brother are taken by their grieving uncle to be raised in the Shaker community at Sabbathday Lake.