Friday, January 21, 2011
The Things a Brother Knows by Dana Reinhardt
Levi's brother Boaz had everything going for him - a beautiful girlfriend and his choice of any college he wanted. But instead he joined the Marines and has been serving in Iraq. Now Boaz is home and everyone is celebrating him as a hero. But Levi is worried about his older brother. Boaz never leaves his room, won't talk to his ex-girlfriend, won't travel anywhere unless he can walk there, and spends all day on the computer printing out maps of the east coast. When Boaz tells his parents that he's going to hike the Appalachian Trail Levi knows he has a different plan in mind and he is determined to join his brother on his trek and see if he can finally get through to him. But finding Boaz on the road is just the first problem. Figuring out what has changed his brother takes a lot more work.