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Emma's Yucky Brother

By Jean Little, Illustrated by Jennifer Plecas

Description

Emma has always wanted a little brother. Now her family is adopting Max, and Emma is sure he will be the best brother ever. But Max has his own ideas. He thinks sisters are yucky, and that Emma is the yuckiest! Is this really what having a brother is all about?

In Jean Little's warmhearted, perceptive story about adoption, Emma learns that there is more to having a little brother than she had ever guessed -- and that in order to get the brother she wants, she must first learn to be the sister he needs.

Contributors

Jean Little

Jean Little is the author of more than twenty-five books for children. In addition to Emma's Magic Winter, her first I Can Read Book, Ms. Little's works include the novels Lost and Found, Different Dragons, From Anna and Hey World, Here I Am, illustrated by Sue Truesdell. Jean Little has always been interested in adoption, and she had a first-hand experience with it when her sister adopted two children several years ago. The family has nine pets, the most recent addition being Henry Higgins, a talking African gray parrot. Although Jean Little was born with scarred corneas that severely impair her vision, she has always loved to read and to write. She writes with a voice-activated computer and travels widely with her Seeing Eye dog, Pippa. Ms. Little lives in Ontario, Canada.


Illustrated by Jennifer Plecas

Details

Imprint: HarperCollins

Format: Paperback

On Sale: 04/16/2002

ISBN: 9780064442589

ISBN10: 0064442586

Pages: 64

Trimsize: 9.000 x 6.000 in

Subcategory:

JUVENILE FICTION / Readers / Beginner

JUVENILE FICTION / Family / Adoption

JUVENILE FICTION / Family / Siblings