The first time Jake holds his new brother, he is mesmerized by Edward's blue eyes and knows that he is extraordinary. Edward's ability to throw a perfect knuckleball at the age of eight proves that he is indeed something special. After Edward dies suddenly in a biking accident, Jake lashes out at his parents for donating Edward's corneas. (pw)
Edward's Eyes by Patricia MacLachlanPublication Date: 2007. 116 pages. Grades 4-8.