Tuesday, January 26, 2010

My Brother's Ghost

Author: Allan Ahlberg
Genre: Historical Fiction
Reading Level: Ages 9-12

Frances Fogarty recollects her childhood memories after the death of her eldest brother, Tom. Set in the 1950's, My Brother's Ghost is a touching tale of loss, love and endurance during the worst of times. 

One of the reasons why I picked up this book was because of the title and the cover. I'm not sorry I picked it up. I absolutely love this book. It's beautiful, touching and more importantly; it made me cry! My Brother's Ghost took me about half an hour to read, it's a pretty easy read though I'm not sure if it's easy enough for the intended target audience. If you would like to read this, I suggest you have your tissue box on the ready. An excellent book and highly recommended. 

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4 comments:

cj'alhafiz said...

sounds great!!!

Jules said...

Not normally a big fan of children's/tween books, but this does sound like a good book.

Emma Michaels said...

great review so I subscribed!!! Love your layout!

Ms Ulat Buku said...

Thanks Emma. :)

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