Adult sibs

My Sister’s Keeper by Jodi Picoult, 2013, Hodder & Stoughton. In all thirteen years of Anna’s life, her parents have never given her a choice: she was born to be her sister Kate’s bone marrow donor and she has always given Kate everything she needs.

Sibling Survival Guide: Indispensable Information for Brothers & Sisters of Adults with Disabilities by Don MeyerEmily Holl, 2014, Woodbine House Inc.,U.S. If you are a teenage or adult brother or sister of someone with a disability, then this book is expressly for you. It offers a sense that you are not alone, tips on how to talk to your parents about plans for your sibling, and a crash course in guardianship, medical & legal issues, and government benefits if you’re already caring for your sib. 

The Memory Keeper’s Daughter by Kim Edwards, 2008, Penguin Books Ltd. It should have been an ordinary birth, the start of an ordinary happy family. But the night Dr David Henry delivers his wife’s twins is a night that will impact their lives for ever. David’s son is a healthy boy, and his daughter has Down syndrome.