WHAT I CARRY by Jennifer Longo
Here's Simon, my head of barketing, modeling it.
Random House Books for Young Readers
pub date: January 21, 2020
Growing up in foster care, Muir has lived in many houses. And if she's learned one thing, it is to
Carry only what fits in a suitcase.
Emotional attachment to friends? foster families? a boyfriend? Nope!
There's no room for any additional baggage. Muir has just one year left before she ages out of the system. One year before she's free. One year to avoid anything--or anyone--that could get in her way.
Then she meets Francine. And Kira.
And everything changes.
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It's sooo good!
"Read What I Carry by Jennifer Longo. Also, have a tissue with you because this novel made Dawn cry at the ferry terminal, and she thinks a tissue would have come in handy."
-Simon (Five out of Five Golden Squirrels)
And if Simon's review is not enough for you:
"The power of relationship--both those experienced and those denied--is expertly explored throughout this novel with nuance and humanity."