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Reviewed by Joy Hannabass for Readers' Favorite
It is summertime and life is good in the Gibson household, or so they all thought. But it all came tumbling down when sixteen year-old Myra Gibson found a paper about an adoption. Her adoption. Is this some kind of a joke or something? Surely not Myra’s almost perfect mom, the TV anchorwomen. But Myra is soon to discover that mom had secrets from her past. Secrets at the tone of a pregnancy, then a baby, but minus a dad. Mom wasn’t so happy about her secret being found out, but did she have her reasons? And what about Myra’s dad, or the guy she had called dad all of these years? Wow, Beverly McClure surely gives a clear and definite answer to all of the questions out there about a real father vs. a biological father. When Myra finds out that Neil is not her biological father, she strikes out to find her real dad. This could be a good or not so good finding, especially because of the way her mom and Neil are acting.
This is an awesome book for anyone to read who has a father who is not their biological father. Neil was wonderful in how he handled the situation, leaving no doubt his love for Myra. And of course I would like to comment more on that, but it would be spoilers, so I will let you find out for yourself. Beverly McClure has written an awesome story here about adoption, a story that is so needed for children of any age. I strongly encourage you to buy a copy to read for yourself. This book is great even for someone who is not adopted because it helps one understand the feeling of the adopted person. This is a book well worth your time and money!