FAR FROM THE TREE.
New York: Harper Collins / Harper Teen, (2017). SIGNED hardcover first edition - Winner of the 2017 National Book Award for Young People's Literature - the judges described it as "the poignant story of three young people discovering the complicated ways that families love. Grace, Maya, and Joaquin's quest to bond as they search for their biological mother resonates across the many definitions of family. In Benway's able hands, readers feast on a big-hearted and uplifting story about growing up, daring to count on others, and most importantly, having the courage to reveal and embrace our own imperfections." More, this is a book which does not shy away from the discussing the effects of race on adoption and foster care. SIGNED on the title page. 374 pp. ISBN: 978-0062330628.