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  • Published: 3 December 2012
  • ISBN: 9780385742382
  • Imprint: RH USA Kids Mss Mkt
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • RRP: $16.99

The Face On the Milk Carton


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Reprint of the 1990 bestseller.

No one ever really paid close attention to the faces of the missing children on the milk cartons. But as Janie Johnson glanced at the face of the ordinary little girl with her hair in tight pigtails, wearing a dress with a narrow white collar--a three-year-old who had been kidnapped twelve years before from a shopping mall in New Jersey--she felt overcome with shock. She recognized that little girl--it was she. How could it possibly be true?
Janie can't believe that her loving parents kidnapped her, but as she begins to piece things together, nothing makes sense. Something is terribly wrong. Are Mr. and Mrs. Johnson really her parents? And if not, who is Janie Johnson, and what really happened?

  • Pub date: 3 December 2012
  • ISBN: 9780385742382
  • Imprint: RH USA Kids Mss Mkt
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • RRP: $16.99

About the Author

Caroline B. Cooney

“What more can life hold, than to know that because of your story, somebody out there has decided to read again!”—Caroline B. Cooney Caroline B. Cooney's books have recieved several honors, including an IRA–CBC Children's Choice and being named an ALA Best Book for Young Adults.

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Praise for The Face On the Milk Carton

“The roller-coaster ride Janie experiences with her emotions is both absorbing and convincing. Strong characterizations and suspenseful, impeccably paced action add to this novel's appeal.”

Publishers Weekly


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