Robert is forced to share his life with Stevie, a young boy his mother is taking care off for a friend. Robert resents having to share with Stevie, and often calls him "stupid." In the end, when Stevie's family moves away, Robert realizes he liked Stevie and misses him. Robert says thoughtfully at the end "He was a nice little guy. He was kinda like a little brother." A beautiful, sweet, and realitistic picture book told in the voice of a child.