The Face on the Milk Carton Characters

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The main character in the novel is Janie Johnson. Janie is a fifteen-year-old girl with wild, red curly hair. She is shy, lactose intolerant, less talkative than her parents, and wishes she were named Jayne Johnstone. Janie has never had a boyfriend and feels younger than most of her friends who are the same age. At the beginning of the story, Janie is a typical teenager with parents who love her and are not ready to let her grow up by getting her driver's license. Janie's life is upset when she sees a face on the back of a milk carton that she believes she may be her own. Janie slowly realizes that she may, in fact, be that girl named Jennie Spring - a girl who was kidnapped in New Jersey twelve years ago. Janie starts to feel as she is losing touch with reality when...

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