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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Gardners Books
Publication date January 6, 2011
Pages 376
Binding Hardcover
Book category Juvenile Fiction
ISBN-13 9780385618410
ISBN-10 0385618417
Dimensions 1 by 5.75 by 8.50 in.
Weight 1.10 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $18.45
§As reported by publisher
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Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: For thirteen years, Ben Tomlin was an only child. But all that changes when his mother brings home Zan ― an eight-day-old chimpanzee. Ben’s father, a renowned behavioral scientist, has uprooted the family to pursue his latest research project: a high-profile experiment to determine whether chimpanzees can acquire advanced language skills. Ben’s parents tell him to treat Zan like a little brother. Ben reluctantly agrees. At least now he’s not the only one his father’s going to scrutinize. It isn’t long before Ben is Zan’s favorite, and Ben starts to see Zan as more than just an experiment. His father disagrees. Soon Ben is forced to make a critical choice between what he is told to believe and what he knows to be true ― between obeying his father or protecting his brother from an unimaginable fate. Half Brother isn’t just a story about a boy and a chimp. It’s about the way families are made, the way humanity is judged, the way easy choices become hard ones, and how you can’t always do right by the people and animals you love. In the hands of master storyteller Kenneth Oppel, it’s a novel you won’t soon forget.

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Hardcover
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from Gardners Books (January 6, 2011)
9780385618410 | details & prices | 376 pages | 5.75 × 8.50 × 1.00 in. | 1.10 lbs | List price $18.45
About: For thirteen years, Ben Tomlin was an only child.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780545229265 Book cover for 9781849920001
 
from Scholastic Paperbacks (July 1, 2012)
9780545229265 | details & prices | 375 pages | 5.25 × 8.00 × 0.75 in. | Rec. grade levels 7-9 | 0.70 lbs | List price $9.99
from Gardners Books (July 7, 2011)
9781849920001 | details & prices | 384 pages | 5.00 × 8.00 × 1.25 in. | 0.60 lbs | List price $11.00
About: Ben Tomlin has been an only child for thirteen years.
CD/Spoken Word
Book cover for 9781441871497 Book cover for 9781441871510 Book cover for 9781469205755 Book cover for 9781469205762
 
Mp3 una edition from Brilliance Audio (July 1, 2012)
9781469205762 | details & prices | List price $14.99
Unabridged edition from Brilliance Audio (July 1, 2012)
9781469205755 | details & prices | 5.00 × 7.00 × 1.50 in. | Rec. grade levels 7-9 | 0.55 lbs | List price $14.99
About: For thirteen years, Ben Tomlin was an only child.
Mp3 una edition from Brilliance Audio (September 1, 2010)
9781441871510 | details & prices | 5.25 × 7.25 × 0.50 in. | Rec. grade levels 7-9 | 0.20 lbs | List price $24.99
Unabridged edition from Brilliance Audio (September 1, 2010)
9781441871497 | details & prices | 5.00 × 6.75 × 1.25 in. | Rec. grade levels 7-9 | 0.42 lbs | List price $29.99
About: For thirteen years, Ben Tomlin was an only child.

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