Age: 14+ Genre: Realistic Fiction Quality Read: Good
Lost and Found follows 17-year-old Daniel recently after the death of his grandmother who had served as his guardian. He now lives with loving neighbors just across from his old home. Daniel meets an older woman through a school assignment that becomes his grandmother figure. She helps Daniel through many obstacles that he has to go through in the book. Daniel is torn when the new family moves into his grandmother’s home. He misses his grandmother, but there is something intriguing about the new family, especially the daughter, Jade. Daniel and Jade work through each other’s pasts and forge a strong bond that is strained when the unthinkable happens.
Valerie Mendes creates three-dimensional characters that draw you into her story. She creates a story line that intrigues the readers and keeps them turning the pages.
This story does imply adult content, which is why it is advised to be 14+.
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