Everything you need to understand or teach My Sister's Keeper by Jodi Picoult.
My Sister's Keeper is about 13- year-old Anna Fitzgerald, who enlists the help of an attorney, Campbell Alexander, to sue her parents for rights to her own body. Anna was conceived as a donor for her sister Kate, who is 16 and has leukemia. Anna donated genetic material throughout her life, and the latest donation is for her to give a kidney to Kate. If she wins the lawsuit, she would not have to donate.
Her parents, Brian and Sara Fitzgerald, have different reactions to the suit. Brian has mixed feelings while Sara feels that Anna should donate the kidney. Sara is a lawyer turned housewife and decides to represent the parents' side in the suit. Sara attempts to get Anna to drop the suit, but Anna refuses and moves out of the house to the fire station where her father works. Jesse is Brian and Sara's son and the... View more of the My Sister's Keeper Summary
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