Oh, Brother!

Oh, Brother!

Picture Book - 2006
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Xavier is unhappy when his mother remarries and he suddenly has a new stepbrother, as well as a stepfather, in his home.
Publisher: New York : Greenwillow Books, c2006
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780688172947
0688172946
9780688172954
0688172954
Branch Call Number: E GRI
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Benny, Mike 1964-- Illustrator

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IndyPL_BethP Oct 01, 2019

Xavier’s mother marries Chris’s father, but there’s one problem – Xavier doesn’t want a new brother. He tries to make sure Chris understands that he doesn’t want to share his mom or his life. Slowly, the two start to understand more about each other. Both boys have a lot of adjusting to do, but in the end, the love of their parents and the arrival of a wonderful surprise helps cement this new family. Told in verse, with beautiful illustrations that show the story from Xavier’s point of view, this is a wonderful book for any child adjusting to the addition of step-parents and/or step-siblings.

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muffinpopcorn
May 11, 2014

In 20 powerful poems , 2 boys that are strangers learn to become brothers . About their struggles and eventual coming together to become a family . Heartwarming and touching story in poem form , yet doesn't seem like reading poem verse. Good illustrations also.

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