Book Review By: Mrs.
Book By: Cynthia Lord
Book Length: 200
Story Summary: This book is about a little girl named Catherine. She has a younger brother named David who is autistic. She struggles with finding friends and being honest with them about her brother. She meets another boy named Jason who is in a wheelchair and can only communicate by touching cards with words on them. Catherine she helps him by making new cards and cheering him up daily. Slowly she becomes friends with him, but there’s a new girl next door who she is hiding him from. Will she be brave or will she hide her friendship?
Your Evaluation: I loved this book and cried a few times. It is touching and sweet in so many ways. Catherine is such a lovely character and she cares so much about the people around her. This book would make a wonderful movie that is sure to make everyone cry…not from sadness, but from happiness.