"Two of the things Benjamin Hunter received for his twelfth birthday took him completely by surprise: A room and a letter. The room was from his parents. The letter was from his uncle."
Ben was just two years old when he and his uncle, Ian, were last together, so Ben didn't remember him. And no one in Ben's family ever talked about the man. Then the letter arrived, changing Ben's life, and changing his family in unexpected ways. And there was the birthday room..---from the publisher
160 pages 978-0688167332 Ages 9-12
Keywords: birthday, family life, relatives, feelings, emotions, resentment, new experiences, finding yourself, 9 year old, 10 year old, 11 year old, 12 year old
Read alikes: Two Under Par; Bird Lake Moon; Words of Stone; The Zebra Wall