• Title: My Brother Is Special
  • Author: Maureen Crane Wartski
  • ISBN: 9780664326449
  • Page: 275
  • Format: Unknown Binding
  • My Brother Is Special Eighth grader Noni Harlow hopes to solve several problems by entering her younger mentally retarded brother in the Special Olympics but on the morning of the competition Kip must be so heavily sedat
    Eighth grader Noni Harlow hopes to solve several problems by entering her younger, mentally retarded brother in the Special Olympics, but on the morning of the competition Kip must be so heavily sedated that it appears he won t be able to run the relay.

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    1. When Noni Harlow wins a ribbon in the 100-yard dash at school, she is proud. Then her brother, Kip, says "I want ribbon". To prevent a scene--and another arguement from her folks, Noni gives the reibbon--her first!--to Kip.A few moments later she sees a small group of children teasing Kip. One sneers "As if YOU could win anything!" and another girl spits in Kip's face!Noni feels the familiar rage--so many people saw only Kip's mental disability and do not see underneath a person who has feelings [...]

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