Thanks! The Face on the Milk Carton left off with Janie phoning her real parents. The milk carton says that Jennie Spring was kidnapped when she was three years old. We are experiencing technical difficulties. Janie tries to put it out of her mind, but she begins having flashbacks of events and people that don't fit in with her life.. May 22, 2012 Jodie notes that this prayer was different than her father’s regular prayers, which seemed to be ordering the kids to behave and be thankful. This book is a m a z i n g! Join Our Holiday House Virtual Event Featuring Author Demos, Book Recommendations, and More! | ISBN 9780385742399 Janie Johnson now lives in New Jersey with her real family, leaving behind Frank and Miranda Johnson, whom Janie still considers her real mom and dad. I had borrowed the book from one of my teachers. Then Jennie realizes something that terrifies her. is the exciting sequel to 'The Face on The Milk Carton. Buy, Jul 01, 2009 Janie breaks up with Reeve, refusing to speak to him again. A few well known real-life cases where a child was kidnapped and shaped how law enforcement now searches for missing children and/or those who were kidnapped as children and found alive: "Whatever Happened to Janie? A detective on the case tells the Springs many children are abducted for sexual purposes. You go thru her emotions of leaving the only family she ever knew to coming back to the family that missed and thought the worst of what happened to Janie. There's enough love for everyone, but how can the two separate families live happily ever after? The rest of the novel deals with Reeve's efforts to talk to Janie, though she continuously refuses because he sold her out on the air along with her biological and adoptive families. The Janie Johnson book series by Caroline B. Cooney includes books The Face on the Milk Carton, Whatever Happened to Janie?, The Voice on the Radio, and several more. One night, as the family prepares to say goodbye to Jennie and move on with life, Dad says a fervent prayer at dinner. on November 27, 2020. She usually acts as the 'bad twin' when she is with Mr. and Mrs. Spring and her siblings. I had no idea it was part of a series! Anything uttered by the cult leader was Truth, and everything else was corruption. This story is actually somewhat topical because every now and then, there is a story in the news about someone who is being raised by one set of parents getting involved in a custody battle with another set. She is put into the position of having to form relationships with strangers who are actually her closest family. In the first book, Jennie found out that her face was on a milk carton. She discovered that the Johnson's were not her real parents, and that she had been kidnapped from her real family by the Johnson's real daughter, Hannah. He realizes that sex will be better, though more difficult to get, than razors. Tieghan Gerard's Guide to a Small but Special Meal at Home, A Riveting, Deeply Personal Account of History in the Making. Stephen points out that Hannah must have known she needed to be religious and that she just needed to find a church. Janie's older brother Stephen is currently going to college in Boulder so the three decide to go visit Stephen, all making up their own reasons to visit the area. Her birth parents and siblings are unquestionably good people but Jennie's identity and sense of reality is as Janie, the daughter of Frank and Miranda Johnson. Published by Thriftbooks.com User , 18 years ago. No one ever paid attention to the faces of missing children on milk cartons. Janie says her family isn’t religious. From Book 1: No one ever really paid close attention to the faces of the missing children on the milk cartons. While at lunch one day, Janie grabs a friend's milk carton which changes her life. Whatever Happened to Janie begins when Janie is introduced to her biological family, the Springs. But as Janie Johnson glanced at the face of the little girl who had been taken twelve years ago, she recognized that little girl--it was herself. Whatever Happened to Janie by Caroline B. Cooney is the second novel in the series known as The Janie Books. The Springs are a very nice and caring family. Frank Johnson has had a heart attack and stroke and Janie is asked by the distraught Miranda to help with the bills. Or will Janie Johnson be stuck with two names for the rest of her life? Janie Johnson Series Books 1-5 (Set Includes: The Face on the Milk Carton, Whatever Happened to Janie, The Voice on the Radio, What Janie Found and Janie Face to Face) Caroline B. Cooney 4.4 out of 5 … (Book 2 in the Janie series) No one ever paid attention to the faces of missing children on milk cartons. Mr. and Mrs. Spring are loving parents with four additional children. She keeps in contact with them and even hosts her siblings for visits. She noticed the "missing person" photo on the back of the milk carton; it happens to be herself when she was very young. She goes to a new school and lives in very close quarters with her new brothers and sister. He informs her that Hannah will be hunted down and brought to trial regardless of the Springs’ wishes. Whatever Happened To Janie? One day, Reeve gets a spot on the local college radio. She says the part of her that is a Spring prays for grace because she knows she needs it, even thought she’s not sure what grace is. At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer's personal information. Here, Janie Johnson had discovered she was actually Jennie Springer and, as a teenager, she was now living with the Springers in New Jersey after having been raised for nearly 12 years by the Johnsons in Connecticut. When Jodie was little, she didn’t feel a lot of anxiety about Jennie’s kidnapping because if both Daddy and the Lord told her not to worry, she didn’t feel she needed to worry. There is no right choice here because innocent people will be hurt no matter what the decision. But as Janie Johnson glanced at the face of the little girl who had been taken twelve years ago, she recognized that little girlâit was herself. Janie learned about why the Johnson's raised her as their daughter, and she learned about her real family, the Springs.For twelve years the Springs of New Jersey have agonized over the loss of their middle daughter, Jennie. She was blind, but now she sees that she needs to be with her real family, the people who raised her.