Fogelin, Adrian. My Bother's Hero.

Author:Lisowski, Heather
Position:Brief Article - Children's Review - Book Review

FOGELIN, Adrian. My brother's hero. Peachtree. 200p. c2002. 1-56145-352-8. $6.95. J

Thirteen-year-old Ben Floyd is stuck somewhere in between being a child and being an adult. He is stuck between regarding his childhood playmate Cass as a friend and trying not to notice her newly developing body. And Ben is stuck living on Magnolia Way doing the same things today that he did the day before and the month before and the year before. Ben is hoping for something to change. That change comes in the form of a Christmas holiday on a houseboat in the Florida Keys. Shortly after Ben and his family arrive in the Keys, they discover that this Christmas will indeed be different when they meet a young girl named Mica who lives an unorthodox life with her marine biologist father. Mica immediately wins over Ben's little...

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