The Sorta Sisters by Adrian Fogelin

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Anna Casey likes living in Florida with Miss Johnette, her foster mother. Best of all Miss Johnette wants to adopt Anna. Still, it is hard grow into a new life and a new school, when you ve been rootless nearly all of your life.

By chance, Anna starts up a correspondence with Mica, who lives on a sailboat with The Captain, her beloved but often absent father. But beneath the surface of Mica s exotic, footloose lifestyle is a similar sense of longing to belong to some place and someone.

Then Mica gets good news: her father plans to anchor the boat in Florida Keys for a year. Now she can go to school just like other kids. But her long-distance friendship with Anna gets off track when Mica makes a school friend. And just when Anna is feeling shut out by Mica, she suddenly has to share Miss Johnette s attention with Mr. Webster, a new suitor. When the Captain s parenting style is finally deemed unfit, it may be that Anna and Miss Johnette are the only ones who can help Mica.

About Adrian Fogelin

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Adrian Fogelin is the author of several novels for middle readers and young adults, including Crossing Jordan and The Real Question. She lives in Florida.
Published October 1, 2007 by Peachtree Publishers. 288 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Anna lives in Tallahassee, Fla., with Miss Johnette.

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