by Robin Benway 

 

National Book Award Winner

 

Perfect for fans of NBC's "This Is Us," Robin Benway's beautiful interweaving story of three very different teenagers connected by blood explores the meaning of family in all its forms--how to find it, how to keep it, and how to love it.

 

Being the middle child has its ups and downs.

 

But for Grace, an only child who was adopted at birth, discovering that she is a middle child is a different ride altogether. After putting her own baby up for adoption, she goes looking for her biological family, including--

 

Maya, her loudmouthed younger bio sister, who has a lot to say about their newfound family ties. Having grown up the snarky brunette in a house full of chipper redheads, she's quick to search for traces of herself among these not-quite-strangers. And when her adopted family's long-buried problems begin to explode to the surface, Maya can't help but wonder where exactly it is that she belongs.

 

And Joaquin, their stoic older bio brother, who has no interest in bonding over their shared biological mother. After seventeen years in the foster care system, he's learned that there are no heroes, and secrets and fears are best kept close to the vest, where they can't hurt anyone but him.

 

Don't miss this moving novel that addresses such important topics as adoption, teen pregnancy, and foster care.

Far from the Tree

SKU: 9780062330628
$17.99Price
  • Robin Benway is the acclaimed author of the Also Known As series; Audrey, Wait!; and The Extraordinary Secrets of April, May & June. Benway's books have been published in sixteen languages, have won international awards, and have been bestsellers in several countries. Formerly a bookseller and book publicist, she lives in Los Angeles.
     

  • ISBN-13: 9780062330628
    ISBN-10: 0062330624
    Publisher: Harper Teen
    Publish Date: October 2017
    Page Count: 384
    Reading Level: Ages 13-17
    Dimensions: 8.4 x 5.8 x 1.3 inches

     

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