Review: Kinda Like Brothers

Mark, a sixth grade language arts teacher, first round Middle Grade Fiction panelist,  and one of the few male presences around the Cybils blogs at the wonderfully alliterative Buxton’s Blog O’ Books. He recently reviewed  Kinda Like Brothers, by Coe Booth, writing:

Many books deal with stepfamilies, but foster children are kind of like temporary stepfamilies. Devon is treated like a new brother, but Jarrett knows he could leave at any time. His mom seems to care more about the foster babies than anyone else, and it’s hurting Jarrett. The author does a nice job of capturing his mixed emotions, and the plot bounces back and forth depending on Jarrett’s mood.

Read the rest of the review here.