Drums Girls and Dangerous Pie

Jordan Sonnenblick

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5 out of 5 star rating!!

I give this book a 5 out of 5 star rating. This is a book that will make you fall in love with the characters. I recommend this book to any teens and adults who have a family member or a close friend who is dealing with cancer. I also recommend this book to people who may be going through tough times in their family.

Main characters- Jeffrey Alper and Steven Alper

Setting- school and home in Pennsylvania, Hospital in Philadelphia

Leukemia

5 year old Jeffrey Alper is diagnosed with leukemia. His older brother Steven is having an incredibly hard time learning how to deal with a family member with cancer and to keep his grades up at the same time.
Jeffrey is starting new cancer treatment and Steven is starting to let his teachers know what is going on at home. His mom is always at the hospital with his little brother, and his dad has become so caught up in paying bills, he hasn't even let Steven know how his mom and brother are doing.

Genre

Young-adult fiction

Theme

Appreciate what you have, because it will not always be there.