My Brother, Matthew

Title

My Brother, Matthew

Authors

Mary Thompson

Illustrator

Mary Thompson

Publisher

Woodbine House

Publication Year

1992

ISBN

9780933149472

Pages

28 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Though David knows frustration and resentment at times, he feels he understands his disabled little brother even better than his parents; and together the two boys experience a great deal of joy.

Grade Level

K-3; 3-5

Diversity Topics

Disability and Health; Developmental disability; child born with special needs

Main Character

male child

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

mother, father, and grandmother

Keywords

baby brother; new sibling; hospital; cat; feelings; therapist; special exercises; playing; space toys

Diversity Impact

direct

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