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The Resource Far from the Tree

Far from the Tree

Label
Far from the Tree
Title
Far from the Tree
Statement of responsibility
Robin Benway
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
National Book Award Winner and New York Times Bestseller!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
Summary
Feeling incomplete as an adopted child after placing her own baby up for adoption, teen Grace tracks down her biological siblings and finds herself struggling with the dynamics of being a middle child between an embittered older brother and an outspoken younger sister
Storyline
Tone
Character
Award
  • National Book Award for Young People's Literature, 2017.
  • YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults, 2018.
  • Rainbow List, 2018.
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10576242
Cataloging source
BT
Index
no index present
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780
Literary form
fiction
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  • 8
  • 12
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Far from the Tree
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Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:b1fc1c8a-8607-4906-a6a2-fdfe19c9d79b
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780062330642
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Far from the Tree
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:b1fc1c8a-8607-4906-a6a2-fdfe19c9d79b
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780062330642
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

    • Nederland – Marion & Ed Hughes Public LibraryBorrow it
      2712 Nederland Ave., Nederland, TX, 77627, US
      29.9643618 -94.00120679999999
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