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The how & the why

Author: Cynthia Hand
Publisher: New York : HarperTeen, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2019] ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : English : First EditionView all editions and formats
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"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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Bildungsromans
Epistolary fiction
Fiction
Young adult works
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cynthia Hand
ISBN: 9780062693167 0062693166
OCLC Number: 1085222603
Target Audience: Grade 8-up.
Description: 450 pages ; 22 cm
Other Titles: How and the why
Responsibility: Cynthia Hand.

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"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."--Publisher's description.

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