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My Brother's Hero

(2002)
A novel by

 
This poignant coming-of-age story is set against the verdant landscape and sultry atmosphere of the Florida Keys

Ben Floyd has a lot on his mind. In only eighteen months he will be old enough to get a learner's permit to drive, but that seems a lifetime away. Ben enjoys the close-knit group of friends in his small neighborhood, but lately he has been longing for a taste of adventure. Keeping an eye on his younger brother Cody is getting to be a big responsibility. And he is confused by complicated feelings he has for his lifelong friend, Cass.

An unexpected turn of events finds the Floyd family in the Florida Keys over Christmas vacation and offers Ben a welcome opportunity to escape the neighborhood routine. Here he meets Mica, an independent, strong-willed girl who lives a nomadic life aboard a boat with her marine biologist father. Mica teaches Ben and Cody to fish, sail, and snorkel, and together they explore the interior canals and coastal waterways. But Ben soon realizes that adventure sometimes brings danger, and that at the center of Mica's seemingly charmed life lies a mysterious loneliness.

Young readers will relate to Ben's conflicting feelings and growing restlessness as they experience this realistic, thoughtful, and sometimes humorous portrait of adolescence by award-winning author Adrian Fogelin.

 
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Hardback Editions

June 2008 : USA Library Binding
Title: My Brother's Hero
Author(s): Adrian Fogelin
ISBN: 1-4352-9887-X / 978-1-4352-9887-3 (USA edition)
Publisher:
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January 2007 : USA Library Binding
Title: My Brother's Hero (Adrian Fogelin)
Author(s): Adrian Fogelin
ISBN: 1-4242-1657-5 / 978-1-4242-1657-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Fitzgerald Books
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September 2005 : USA Library Binding
Title: My Brother's Hero (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)
Author(s): Adrian Fogelin
ISBN: 1-4177-3493-0 / 978-1-4177-3493-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Turtleback
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September 2005 : USA Turtleback
Title: My Brother's Hero
Author(s): Adrian Fogelin
ISBN: 0-606-34780-1 / 978-0-606-34780-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Demco Media
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September 2002 : USA Hardback
Title: My Brother's Hero (Peachtree Junior Publication)
Author(s): Adrian Fogelin
ISBN: 1-56145-274-2 / 978-1-56145-274-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Peachtree Publishers
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Paperback Editions

September 2005 : USA Paperback
Title: My Brother's Hero
Author(s): Adrian Fogelin
ISBN: 1-56145-352-8 / 978-1-56145-352-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Peachtree Pub Ltd (J)
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Kindle Editions

October 2014 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
Title: My Brother's Hero
Author(s): Adrian Fogelin
Publisher: Peachtree Publishers
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