Brian's Bird

Title

Brian's Bird

Publisher

Albert Whitman & Company

Publication Year

2000

ISBN

9780807508817

Pages

32 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Eight-year-old Brian, who is blind, learns how to take care of his new parakeet and comes to realize that his older brother, while sometimes careless, is not so bad after all.

Grade Level

K-3

Diversity Topics

Disability and Health; Physical disability; blind; blind child

Main Character

male child

Race/Ethnicities

African American

Family Formation

mother, father, and grandmother

Awards

Best Children's Books of the Year, 2001 Five to Nine Today

Keywords

bird; parakeet; brother; grandmother; cage; white cane; talking bird

Diversity Impact

direct

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