A deeply touching story about survival, hope, and love. --Kathleen Glasgow, New York Times bestselling author of Girl in PiecesFor readers of Robin Benway's Far from the Tree, a powerful and heartwarming look at a teen girl about to age out of the foster care system. Growing up in foster care, Muir has lived in many houses. And if she's learned one thing, it is to Pack. Light. Carry only what fits in a suitcase. Toothbrush? Yes. Socks? Yes. Emotional attachment to friends? foster families? a boyfriend? Nope There's no room for any additionalbaggage. 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 Sean. And everything changes.
Author: Jennifer Longo Publisher: Ember Published: 01/26/2021 Pages: 352 Binding Type: Paperback Weight: 0.62lbs Size: 9.10h x 6.10w x 0.90d ISBN: 9780553537741 Age Range: 12-UP
Accelerated Reader: Reading Level: 4.6 Point Value: 12 Interest Level: Upper Grade Quiz #/Name: 510216 / What I Carry
About the Author JENNIFER LONGO is the author of Six Feet Over It and Up to This Pointe. She holds an MFA in Writing for Theater from Humboldt State University. Jennifer lives in Seattle with her husband and daughter and writes about writing at jenlongo.com. You can also find her on Twitter @JenLiaLongo.