[Book Review] Counting By 7s

A gifted adoptee loses her parents. This novel by Holly Goldberg Sloan describes the ways she learns to push through her grief.

Books about adoption: Counting By 7s

Puffin Books; 2014

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Willow Chance, adopted transracially as an infant, has mastered several different languages and diagnostic medical texts by age 12. Although she has trouble fitting in at school, her parents have always understood her. After they die in a car crash, she must find a new place to belong. You’ll fall in love with and root for Willow and the rest of the quirky cast in this utterly charming novel.

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