My Brother Charlie
Holly Robinson Peete (A) and Ryan Elizabeth Peete (A) and Shane Evans (ILT)
List Price: $17.99 (Hardcover - Dissabillities / Autism / Siblings / Love and Tolerance - 2010)
Description:Callie is very proud of her brother Charlie. He 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 - and he has autism.
In this story, told from a sister point of view, we meet a family whose oldest son teaches them important lessons about togetherness, hope, tolerance, and love. (40 pgs) Ages 4-8
Ashay says, "I congratulate Holly Peete Robinson and her daughter Ryan for writing such a touching story. Her daughter being Charlie twin, provides an authentic personal story of unconditional love and understanding. I think she and Charlie, both help us to better understand autism This book is much needed, especailly for children of color. We have children with disabilities in our families too. Buy it today and teach. Must have for The classroom and library."
Product Dimensions: 11.3 x 8.7 x 0.3 inches
Shipping Weight: 14.4 ounces