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Sara lost and found

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First Aladdin hardcover edition.
Sisters Anna and Sara must rely on each other for strength as they face being separated by the foster care system in this heartwrenching tale of sisterhood, family, and survival. Sara and Anna Olsen face an uncertain world. Their mother left home and may--or may not--be coming back. Their father is a drummer in a band and comes home long after the girls go to sleep--if he comes home at all. Too often, ten-year-old Sara and twelve-year-old Anna are left to fend for themselves. Then one night, three loud knocks at the door change everything: their father is in jail and social services has come to take the girls away. Rather than risk being split up, Sara and Anna decide their only option is to run away. But the girls don't get very far, and when the authorities catch up with them, Sara and Anna are forced back into the foster care system. Along the way, the girls encounter good people who want to help them but they also meet people who have no patience for mistakes or accidents. As Anna begins to act out or withdraw completely, Sara knows that it's up to her to take care of her older sister. But what if she can't anymore? What if she finds a forever home that may not include Anna? Will Sara keep the promise she made to her mother to stay with her sister or will she find the courage to do what's best for herself? Inspired by true events, this heartrending and hopeful novel of survival, friendship, and sisterhood, tells the tale of two sisters who must find the strength to face anything that life may throw their way.
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Grouping Title sara lost and found
Grouping Author castleman virginia
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2019-01-17 23:28:47PM
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subject_facet Emotional problems -- Fiction, Emotional problems of children -- Juvenile fiction, Foster home care -- Fiction, Foster home care -- Juvenile fiction, Sisters -- Fiction, Sisters -- Juvenile fiction
title_display Sara lost and found
title_full Sara lost and found / Virginia Castleman, Sara lost and found / by Virginia Castleman
title_short Sara lost and found
topic_facet Emotional problems, Emotional problems of children, Foster home care, Sisters