Always My Brother
About the Author
In ALWAYS MY BROTHER, by Jean Reagan, Becky and her brother John were best buddies, telling jokes, caring for their dog Toby together, and playing soccer. John was always there to cheer her up and help her out–until he died. Becky wishes everything could go back to the way it was. When she is surprised and feels guilty about enjoying a friend’s birthday party, her mom wraps reassuring arms around her and says, “Don’t you think he’d want you to laugh, even now?” She gradually realizes that she can still enjoy the things that they used to do together and that the memories of John continue to make him part of their family. ALWAYS MY BROTHER is a sensitive, realistic story about the process of grief, acceptance, and recovery. Phyllis Pollema-Cahill’s lovely illustrations bring readers right into the heart of Becky’s family as they struggle to move forward.
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WHY READ THIS BOOK?
Becky finds her way back to happiness while grieving her brother’s death.
Grief, sibling death.
How do you deal with death and still get on with life?