Far from the Tree

Far from the Tree

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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.

by Benway, Robin