Sunday, March 15, 2009

Brendan Buckley’s universe and everything in it by Sundee Frazier

Grades: 4-6

Committee Annotation:
Brendan's love of rocks and minerals leads him to his grandfather, whom he has never met. Will their common interest bring them close together, or will family differences keep them apart?

Subjects: Grandfathers, Bi-racial Families, Minerals, Rock Collecting, Tae Kwon Do, Family, Bullies, Racism

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  1. I feel bad for Brendan. His grandfather was being mean.

  2. yea it was sad though that his grand father left him

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    Vahe O.

  3. his grandpa was really mean that he did not want brendans mom to get married with a black man. i love the end of the book. i'm glad that the grandpa said he was sorry and that he became a part of the family again.