The Birthday Room Author:Kevin Henkes "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... more ». Thenthe letter arrived, changing Ben's life, and changing his family in unexpected ways. And there was the birthday room... 00 Riverbank Review Magazine's Children's Books of Distinction Award Nominations« less
I LOVE this book! When I was teaching we read this book everytime a child had a birthday in our room. The bday child got to turn each page and follow the directions. It was a hit every year!! Kevin Henkes is a great cihldren's author. One of my favorites!!