This book is meant for young children everywhere. It is about to ants who are brother and sister. Anna and Andy never got along. But one day, Andy wishes they had. This book is made to encourage kids to get along with their siblings, even if they don't want to. You never know when that sibling you always rivaled with could be gone. Cherish them while you can. Take the opportunities you are given to strengthen your relationship. Be grateful for who and what you were given. Love your brother. And more than that, be friends with your brother.
The author of the short story "Be Friends With Your Brother" is fourteen year old Lilla Parada. Lilla was born and raised in Tucson, Arizona. Though she spent most of her summers in small town Austin, Minnesota. Lilla was inspired to write her short story after her english teacher assigned it to her. She didn't was to write some silly story on printer paper like everyone else. She wanted to give her writing meaning. Lilla is a freshman in highs chool and is taking honors english. She hopes to one day achieve her goal of being a college english professor. For now, she hopes her writing can affect and direct the lives of many. Both young and old.