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My Brother Charlie

My Brother Charlie

by Ryan Elizabeth Peete, Holly Robinson Peete Illustrated by Shane Evans
Callie is very proud of her brother Charlie. He”s good at so many things — swimming, playing the piano, running fast. And Charlie has a special way with animals, especially their dog, Harriett. But sometimes Charlie gets very quiet. His words get locked inside him, and he seems far away. Then, when Callie and Charlie start to play, Charlie is back to laughing, holding hands, having fun. Charlie is like any other boy — except he has autism.
In this story, told from a sister”s point of view, we meet a family whose oldest son teaches them important lessons about togetherness, hope, tolerance, and love. "This title should have a place in most library collections." — School Library Journal
Ages
6, 7, 8
Interest Level
Grades 1 - 3
Lexile Measure
AD540L
DRA
40
Guided Reading
Q
Publisher
Scholastic Inc.
Number of Pages
40

About the Authors and Illustrator

Ryan Elizabeth Peete Ryan Elizabeth Peete is the co-author of "My Brother Charlie."
Holly Robinson Peete
Shane Evans Shane Evans is the illustrator of many terrific picture books, including When Gorilla Goes Walking, Nobody's Gonna Turn Me Around, and The Shark series.

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