Ellen Shore’s family is an ordinary American family, and Ellen is six years old when her brother Al is born. Her parents are very pleased to have a son, but Ellen is not pleased, because now baby Al comes first. And when they are adults, Al still comes first. He begins a rock band and makes records. Soon he is rich and famous - very rich, but he gives nothing to his sister Ellen. She has a difficult life, with three young kids and very little money. And she learns to hate her rich, famous, unkind brother.
An Oxford Bookworms Library reader for learners of English.
©1997 Oxford University Press (P)2008 Oxford University Press
"The most consistent of all series in terms of language control, length, and quality of storytelling." (David R. Hill, ELT Journal Review)
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