doodle is about the craziest brother a boy could have
mamma he smiled! hes all there he is all there!!
doodle is not all "there"
come on doodle swim, you can do it!
This sory takes place in the the ealy 1900's because president wilison was in office. It is around summer time at james age of 6 when his litlle brother doodle was born.Doodle was not your average baby at the time.
He is dead. I am going to bury him
After doodles birth he outlived his famlies expections and his family debates on wheather or not he is "all there"
james teaches doodle how to walk,and eventuually tries to teach him how to run and swim just in time for school, but the goal doesn't always go as planned.
doodle and his family see the dead scarlet ibis in their yard. James struggles with the fact that his brother is ifferent and fianllay he let his pride get the best of him
Doodle and james go out after dinner to horse head landing to take a ride on the boat. A fierce storm begins and doodle is struggling as out of the blue his brother james leaves and abandons him.Because he knows doodles struggles physically.
James abondons his brother in the storm,only regreting his decision and turning around to see his brother lay dead just as the scarlet ibis did.