If You Find Me
If You Find Me
If You Find Me
Enduring a difficult existence in the woods with her younger sister and the mentally ill mother who abducted them, 14-year-old Carey is found by her father and thrust into a perplexing world filled with new clothes, busy stores and plentiful food that is overshadowed by a painful secret about her sister's silence.

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  • Fiction

Age Level: 

  • 12 and up
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"If You Find Me" is a book about two girls who live in the woods. Carey, fourteen and Jenessa, six have both had to fend for themselves. Their mother kidnapped Carey when she was young and has been negligent ever since. The story follows them as their mother sends for help and then leaves without a trace. Carey's father comes to take her home, but Carey's mother has been telling her about her "evil" father. Soon Carey learns the truth about her family and what really happened the night that she was taken from her home. 


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The book If you Find me by Emily Murdoch is about two girls who spent the better part of their life living in the woods with their mother.  When their mother leaves and does not come back, the eldest girl, Carrey, is forced to take care of her younger sister, Jenessa on her own.  Then, after a few months their father finds them and takes them home with him.  The girls have the new challenge of adjusting to their new life of a new stepsister, stepmother and father that Carey has always been told hurt her and Jenessa.  Carey tries to learn who she can trust with her

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