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Big Ben

by Rachel Anderson - £4.99  Barn Owl Books (2007)
paperback    ISBN 13: 9781903015704 | ISBN 10: 1903015707

This is a moving story about Matthew, whose adored older brother Ben has Downs Syndrome. Matthew is horrified when Ben turns 16 and has to go off to a special school - he will miss him very much. Gradually Matthew comes to realise that it is best for Ben and that he will need to find his own friends.
 
When Matthew's teacher decides to focus on Ben for a class project on 'Interesting People in the Community' the class comes to recognise what an amazing person Ben is.
 
An entertaining and amusing story about an area rarely tackled.

(Price & availability last checked: August 2018)

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