Category: Brothers

In the Path of Falling Objects by Andrew Smith

Plot/Story: Sixteen-year-old Jonah and his fourteen-year-old brother Simon are abandoned by their mother, left in their house without food, running water, or electricity. Their eldest brother is serving in Vietnam, with plans to return home soon, but they haven’t heard from him in months.… Continue Reading “In the Path of Falling Objects by Andrew Smith”

Review: Stick by Andrew Smith

Stick by Andrew Smith Final Verdict: 3.75 out of 4.0 YTD: 23 Plot/Story: 4 – Plot/Story is interesting/believable and impactful Andrew Smith’s Stick is a powerful story about love and brotherhood.  Not since Brothers by Ted van Lieshout has there been such a touching, personal,… Continue Reading “Review: Stick by Andrew Smith”

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