The Face on the Milk Carton by Caroline B. Cooney, Caroline Bruce

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Describe the main characters in "The Face on the Milk Carton."

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Caroline B. Cooney's The Face on the Milk Carton tells the story of Janie Johnson, a fifteen-year-old girl who discovers she was kidnapped upon finding her photo on the Missing Child section on a milk carton. She recognizes her picture because of her curly, red hair.

Janie's best friend, Sarah-Charlotte Sherwood, is the owner of the milk carton upon which Janie sees her face. Janie misses Sarah-Charlotte when she is relocated to her birth parents' home, but Sarah-Charlotte lacks an inherent ability to deal with Janie's complicated problems.

Hannah Johnson kidnapped Janie when the child was three years old, but as a member of a cult, she was ill-equipped to care for the child. She left Janie with her parents, Miranda and Frank Johnson , whom Janie believed were her own parents. Miranda tutors students in...

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Janie Johnson-Shes thin, and has long, red, curly hair, shes 15 years old. she feals younger than her friends her own age. shes lactose intolerant, she shy, quiet.

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janie

her father

her mother

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