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The How and the Why by Cynthia Hand
HarperTeen / HarperCollins
Publication Date: November 5, 2019
Senior Cass McMurtrey loves her life with her adoptive parents. As she nears her 18th birthday and contemplates her dreams for the future, she wonders about her birth parents. With encouragement from her parents, Cass begins the journey to find her birth parents. Cass’s story is interwoven with letters from S, a 16 year old who is searching for the perfect parents for her unborn baby. As the two stories blend together, readers connect with both Cass and S and become invested in their journeys to discover who they are and how they arrived at the decisions they made.Continue reading Best Fiction for Young Adults (#BFYA2021) Nominees Round Up, April 24 Edition