MILLY KAUFMAN IS an ordinary American teenager living in Vermont—until she meets Pablo, a new student at her high school. His exotic accent, strange fashion sense, and intense interest in Milly force her to confront her identity as an adopted child from Pablo’s native country. As their relationship grows, Milly decides to undertake a courageous journey to her homeland and along the way discovers the story of her birth is intertwined with the story of a country recovering from a brutal history.
Beautifully written by reknowned author Julia Alvarez, Finding Miracles examines the emotional complexity of familial relationships and the miracles of everyday life.
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Review: Finding MiraclesUser Review - Lizz - Goodreads
As an adoptee from South America, this book truly touched my heart. I appreciate how Alvarez went above and beyond to find the authentic voice of a teenage adoptee. She captured so many of the ... Read full review
Review: Finding Miracles (Readers Circle)User Review - Charlene - Goodreads
Beautifully written poignant account of the complexity of family and identity within the context of a coming of age novel. Read full review