The Face on the Milk Carton Book Review Summary

Detailed Plot Synopsis of The Face on the Milk Carton

This is a book about Janie who was kidnapped from her family when she was four.
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Janie Johnson surprisingly finds her face on a milk carton during lunch one day. In search to find her identity she finds a deep, dark secret.
This report prepared by Megan Goodson

Sixteen year old Janie Johnson glanced at the picture on the milk carton and realized the missing girl staring back was HER! She couldn't believe it. Her kind parents would have never kidnapped a child. So began the search for her real parents. Janie was determined to uncover the truth. Were her parents kidnappers? Or was this just some elaborate joke?
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Plot & Themes

Tone of story    -   very upbeat Time/era of story:    -   1980's-1999 Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Crime Thriller    -   Yes General Crime (including known murderer)    -   Yes Amnesia story?    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   student Age:    -   a teen Ethnicity/Race    -   White/American


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast City?    -   Yes Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee

Writing Style

Explicit sex in book?    -   Yes

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