HarperTeen

9780062693167

STARRED REVIEW

The How and the Why

The How and the Why presents an honest and accurate view of how many adopted teens must feel.

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Review of ‘The How and the Why’

In Cynthia Hand’s The How and the Why, delving into the past is a difficult journey.

Eighteen years ago, a teenage girl placed her baby for adoption. That girl grew up to be Cass. Although her wonderful parents adore her, Cass still wonders where she came from. As she considers whether to search for her…

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