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My Brother Charlie (edition 2010)

by Holly Robinson Peete, Ryan Elizabeth Peete, Holly Robinson Peete, Shane Evans (Illustrator)

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Title:My Brother Charlie
Authors:Holly Robinson Peete
Other authors:Ryan Elizabeth Peete, Holly Robinson Peete, Shane Evans (Illustrator)
Info:Scholastic Press (2010), Edition: 1, Hardcover, 40 pages
Collections:Your library
Rating:****
Tags:easy, disability, autism, gr. k-3, siblings

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In this book " My Brother Charlie", is showing the how you feel about someone you love with autism.. In this book charlies twin sister Ryan tries to fill in the bank with their brother. This book is good for the classroom and for families too. The innocent beauty of the words makes this book a timely treasure about an issue that has been silent for so long.. It should be recomended purchase for children's libraries so they would have resources to explain disability available throughout their community.
  ryleangel | Jun 10, 2015 |
Twins brother and sister even though the brother has autism he and his sister everything together. Anything is possible even if you don't know it.
  AnnetteHarris | May 20, 2015 |
This is such a precious book. It is the story of young girl whose twin brother, Charlie, has autism. I love this book because it brings attention to disabilities. At the beginning, Charlie's family is told that he will never be able to say I love you. In the end, Charlie does say I love you in many ways including saying it verbally. This book gives hope to anyone that may be dealing with a disability. ( )
  Hhaddad1 | Apr 30, 2015 |
My Brother Charlie is about a family with an autistic child, but they love his no matter what. Even though he never say I Love You, they know that he loves them. His sister plays with him and watches out for him everywhere he goes. Teaches people to accept each other no matter how they act or what disabilities they may have. ( )
  amartino1208 | Apr 28, 2015 |
My Brother Charlie is a story about twins, Callie and Charlie. Callie is very outgoing and talkative, and Charlie is quiet and doesn't really speak. Callie and her parents realize that Charlie is different, but they don't know why. They find out that Charlie has autism. This is a story about a family that learns show much from their son and is able to accept him for who he is. Charlie teaches his family about patience, love, and togetherness. I very much enjoyed this story and thought it portrayed such a great message. It teaches the reader about acceptance and to love your family no matter what. All children should be read this story because it will help them better understand children with autism. ( )
  EmilyDrennan | Apr 27, 2015 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0545094666, Hardcover)

From bestselling author and actress Holly Robinson Peete--a heartwarming story about a boy who happens to be autistic, based on Holly's son, who has autism.

"Charlie has autism. His brain works in a special way. It's harder for him to make friends. Or show his true feelings. Or stay safe." But as his big sister tells us, for everything that Charlie can't do well, there are plenty more things that he's good at. He knows the names of all the American presidents. He knows stuff about airplanes. And he can even play the piano better than anyone he knows.

Actress and national autism spokesperson Holly Robinson Peete collaborates with her daughter on this book based on Holly's 10-year-old son, who has autism.

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:10:36 -0400)

A girl tells what it is like living with her twin brother who has autism and sometimes finds it hard to communicate with words, but who, in most ways, is just like any other boy. Includes authors' note about autism.

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