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Books for adult siblings

Brother. Do. You. Love. Me
By Manni Coe and Reuben Coe (2022); Little Toller Books

Siblings: Brothers and sisters of children with disability
By Kate Strohm (2014); Wakefield Press
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(Earlier version also available: Being the Other One: Growing Up with a Brother or Sister Who Has Special Needs’ by Kate Strohm (2005); Shambhala Publications Inc)

The Music Room
By William Fiennes (2009); Picador

The Sound of Turquoise
By Gill Gregory (2009); KUPress
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Boy Alone: A Brother’s Memoir
By Karl Taro Greenfield (2009); Harper

Special Siblings: Growing Up with Someone with a Disability
By Mary McHugh (2003); Brookes Publishing Co

The Ride Together: A Brother and Sister’s Memoir of Autism in the Family
By Paul Karasik & Judy Karasik (2003); James Bennett Pty Ltd

Riding the Bus with My Sister: A True Life Journey
By Rachel Simon (2003); Plume Books

Hamlet’s Dresser: A Memoir
By Bob Smith (2003); Simon and Schuster

What About Me?: Growing Up with a Developmentally Disabled Sibling
By Bryna Siegel & Stuart Silverstein (2001); Da Capo Press

My Sister’s Keeper
By Jodi Picoult (2004); Hodder

Summer Brother
By Jaap Robben, translated from the Dutch by David Doherty (2021); World Editions
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