Uncle Mike's Boy Author:Jerome Brooks When his younger sister died, Pudge felt he had lost his only friend. His divorced parents were so busy mending their own lives that they weren't aware of their son's unhappiness. — But Pudge's Uncle Mike, a warm and very special man, understood how it felt to be alone. He and Pudge became a team--working together, fishing together, and sharing... more » their problems.
With his uncle's support, Pudge was able to overcome a bitter injustice at school and face his mother's remarriage. And slowly Pudge gained the confidence to believe in himself and discovered that there were others who cared for him too.
Jerome Brooks has created a compassionate portrait of a lonely boy who reaches out for friendship and finds it.« less