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The how & the why

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display_descriptionCassandra McMurtrey has the best parents a girl could ask for; they've given Cass a life she wouldn't trade for the world. She has everything she needs--but she has questions, too. Like, to know who she is. Where she came from. Questions her adoptive parents can't answer, no matter how much they love her. But eighteen years ago, someone wrote Cass a series of letters. And they may just hold the answers Cass has been searching for. Alternating between Cass's search for answers and letters from the pregnant teen who placed her for adoption, this emotionally resonant narrative is the perfect read for fans of Nina LaCour and Jandy Nelson. "Cassandra McMurtrey has the best parents a girl could ask for; they've given Cass a life she wouldn't trade for the world. She has everything she needs--but she has questions, too. Like, to know who she is. Where she came from. Questions her adoptive parents can't answer, no matter how much they love her. But eighteen years ago, someone wrote Cass a series of letters. And they may just hold the answers Cass has been searching for. Alternating between Cass's search for answers and letters from the pregnant teen who placed her for adoption, this emotionally resonant narrative is the perfect read for fans of Nina LaCour and Jandy Nelson."--Provided by publisher.
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subject_facetAdopted children -- Fiction
Adopted children -- Juvenile fiction
Bildungsromans
Birthparents -- Fiction
Birthparents -- Juvenile fiction
Epistolary fiction
Teenage girls -- Fiction
Teenage girls -- Juvenile fiction
Teenage mothers -- Fiction
Teenage mothers -- Juvenile fiction
title_displayThe how & the why
title_fullThe How & the Why
The how & the why / Cynthia Hand
title_shortThe how & the why
topic_facetAdopted children
Birthparents
Teenage girls
Teenage mothers
Young Adult Fiction
Young Adult Literature