The Someday Birds
Charlie, twelve, who has autism and obsessive compulsive disorder, must endure a cross-country trip with his siblings and a strange babysitter to visit their father, who will undergo brain surgery.
Family Relationships; Disability and Health; Family member death; Kinship care; Mental illness; Developmental disability; death of a sibling; death of a brother; grandparents raising grandchildren; children living with relatives; austism; obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
father and grandmother
Cybils Award, 2017, Nominee, Middle Grade Fiction
Dolly Gray Children's Literature Award, 2018, Winner, Chapter Book
Goodreads Choice Award, 2017, Nominee, Middle Grade
Outstanding Books by Wisconsin Authors and Illustrators, 2018, Selected
birder; bird watching; injury; hospital; road trip; RV; journal; journey; siblings; dog; research; brain surgery
Pla, Sally J., "The Someday Birds" (2017). Diverse Families. 1877.