Bibliographic Information: Polacco, P. (1994). My rotten redheaded older brother. New York, NY: Aladdin Paperbacks.

Annotation: This story is about a young girl who finds herself unable to beat her older brother in any competition until she makes a wish on a star.

Genre: Fiction

Grade Level: 3rd-5th

Readers who will like this book: Readers who have siblings would enjoy reading this book.

Personal response and rating:  4/5 I liked this book very much because of the comical illustrations and the relationships between all of the characters.

Text dependent question: What happened when Trisha got off the merry-go-round?