My So-Called Family (Hardcover)
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 9781416957850, 208pp.
Publication Date: October 21, 2008
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Despite her attempts to fit in and be normal, Leah can't help but feel like something is missing. When she finds the link to the Lyon's Sibling Registry, Leah has to see if she has any half siblings. And when she discovers that one of the other kids from Donor 730 is a girl her age, Leah will do anything to meet her -- even if she has to hide it from everybody else.
Debut author Courtney Sheinmel puts a contemporary spin on a timeless question in this heartfelt novel about what makes a family.
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Praise For My So-Called Family…
"This story rocks -- it's warm, insightful, and utterly un-put-down-able." -- Lauren Myracle, author of ttyl
"A solid story, providing a fresh take on an issue that's rarely addressed."--School Library Journal
* "Smart, original, and full of vitality."--Publishers Weekly, starred review
"Her premise is original, and her involving story will invite readers' consideration of the ever-changing meanings of that word family."--Booklist