Emma has always wanted a little brother. Now her family is adopting Max, and Emma is sure he will be the best brother ever. But Max has his own ideas. He thinks sisters are yucky, and that Emma is the yuckiest Is this really what having a brother is all about?
In Jean Little's warmhearted, perceptive story about adoption, Emma learns that there is more to having a little brother than she had ever guessed -- and that in order to get the brother she wants, she must first learn to be the sister he needs.
"Many young readers will appreciate the unusual theme, and the easygoing narrative will keep them reading."--Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books
"[Little's] understated dialogue and simple but effective plot incidents are the work of an accomplished pro. An excellent book."--Kirkus Starred Review
"The gentle tone makes this book a wonderful resource for parents and caregivers and foster families."--School Library Journal (*Starred Review*)
"Heartfelt and honest; an adoption story from the viewpoint of the older sibling [with] simple words and clear, expressive illustrations."--Booklist (starred review)
Series: I Can Read
Tertiary; University or College
For Ages: 6 - 7 years old
For Grades: 1 - 2
Number Of Pages: 63
Published: 16th April 2002
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.23 x 13.97
Weight (kg): 0.11