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Sweet Whispers, Brother Rush

by Virginia Hamilton

Published by Philomel, 1982
215 pages
ISBN: 0-399-20894-1

Age 11 and older

Because her mother's work takes her far from home, 14-year-old Tree is left in charge of running the household and caring for her older brother, Danny. Although Tree's life is full of uncertainty, she accepts it as it is until she encounters the ghost of her uncle, Brother Rush, through whom she can enter into the forgotten world of her early childhood. By reliving several childhood experiences, she is able to raise questions about the past that are essential to her understanding of the present in this outstanding time fantasy.  © Cooperative Children's Book Center


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