The Birthday RoomBook - 1999
When twelve-year-old Ben visits his uncle in Oregon, he feels caught in the strained relationship between his mother and her brother while he also begins to accept himself as an artist. "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...
Publisher: New York : Greenwillow Books, c1999
Edition: 1st ed
Branch Call Number: J FICTION HENKES KEVIN
Characteristics: 152 p. ; 22 cm