Brothers and Sisters
In Brothers and Sisters, six families share their lives with the reader. Two year old Kellen uses a prosthetic hand to play games with his siblings. Twins Zaire and Romare miss their older sister Eubie when she spends time at the hospital after surgery on her legs. Nine year old Chloe loves the company of her older brother James, who was born blind. Nine year old Willie, who has Down syndrome, makes dumplings with his younger brother. 10 year old Najia and 8 year old Jabir are deaf and hearing impaired and communicate with each other in sign language. Sophie, age 4, keeps her brother Charlie, age 7, focused on their play. Charlie has Asperger's Syndrome.