Half BrothereBook - 2011
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0Charlie Oct 15, 2014
This was a very enjoyable read. The subject matter and the ethical questions raised (viewing the 70's from our 21st century perspective) were handled well. It was refreshing to have an adolescent male protagonist who is not afraid to cry and express his feelings. A very interesting story - I didn... Read More »
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A boy and his parents move across Canada to teach American Sign Language to a chimpanzee.
This book is based on a boy named Ben who has moved to a new house inn order for his dad to complete an experiment to make a chimpanzee learn ASL(American Sign Language).
Ben moves to a new house in the country because his dad has an interesting experiment to work on. In this experiment Ben needs to treat Zan (the new born monkey) like a brother, and teach him to do sign language. But new house means new schools, and new bullies and romances.
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