Books About Finding Family
Orphan Eleven By Gennifer Choldenko
For readers who love the circus, and anyone who has dreamed of finding the perfect home, comes an engaging adventure from a Newbery Honor-winning storyteller.
Four orphans have escaped from the Home for Friendless Children.
One is Lucy, who used to talk and sing, until life at the Home silenced her. The other orphans find work and friends at the circus, but no one will hire a mute girl. Lucy must find her voice or she will be left behind when the circus goes on the rails. Meanwhile, people are searching for Lucy, and her puzzling past is about to catch up with her.
This irresistible, heartfelt novel by the master storyteller of the Tales from Alcatraz series is full of marvels and surprises.
How to Make Friends with the Dark By Kathleen Glasgow
"A rare and powerful novel." --Karen M. McManus, New York Times bestselling author of One of Us Is Lying and Two Can Keep a Secret
From the New York Times bestselling author of Girl in Pieces comes a novel about love and loss and learning how to continue when it feels like you're surrounded by darkness.
Tiger's life changed with a simple phone call. Her mother has died. That's when darkness descended on her otherwise average life.
Tiger's mother never talked about her father, and with no grandparents or aunts or uncles, her world is packed into a suitcase and moved to a foster home. And another. And another. Until hope surfaces in the shape of . . . a sister?
Sometimes family comes in forms you don't recognize. But can Tiger learn to make friends with the darkness before it swallows her whole?
"Stunning and beautifully written."-HelloGiggles
"Breathtaking and heartbreaking, and I loved it with all my heart." --Jennifer Niven, New York Times bestselling author of All the Bright Places and Holding Up the Universe