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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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Charlie's big sister shows us that it is hard for him to do certain things like we do, his brain works in a special way, but that doesn't mean it's wrong. For all the thing's Charlie cannot do there are plenty of things that he can do, and do really well. Ages 7-10
  Myocom89 | Mar 22, 2017 |
When twins are born a boy and a girl it is apparent that the boy is different. He is distant, does not show much affection, and makes friends with a dog. Even though Charlie is different, his sister loves him just the way that he is and the Charlie has his own way of loving her. ( )
  naemc | Mar 22, 2017 |
Charlie has autism. Charlie's big sister explains how unique and special he really is.
  LorieZ03 | Mar 22, 2017 |
About a girl and her fraternal twin who has autism
  Barbara69 | Mar 21, 2017 |
The story about a little girl who has a twin brother who seems different but she loves him and respects how he is. She explain how he loves her in his own way and then talks about how her brother is autistic even though he may seem different she loves and respects him.
Ages 3-5
Pierce College Library ( )
  ivettja | Mar 21, 2017 |
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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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