You can read this item using any of the following Kobo apps and devices: Please review your cart. How can she live without her life-long friends and her boyfriend Reeve? However, doing what is right for the Springers is traumatic for their daughter. She usually acts as the 'bad twin' when she is with Mr. and Mrs. Spring and her siblings. Sleepless at 4 a.m., Janie feels lost in her new home. Who is she? (Janie Johnson Series #2) 224. by Caroline B. Cooney. Published by Thriftbooks.com User , 18 years ago. Janie is forced to leave the home of her adoptive parents and live with her biological family. An FBI agent visits to get Janie’s story about the kidnapping. Please try again later. There is no right choice here because innocent people will be hurt no matter what the decision. Meanwhile, Hannah, the kidnapper, wants revenge: the girl she kidnapped was having a better life than the one she was living herself. I can not see how anybody who has read the first book can go without this book. While they are there, Brian and Reeve decide finding Hannah is a bad idea. But in a sermon at the church where I was then organist, the minister retold the story of King Solomon, who was faced with two women, each claiming to be the mother of the same child. She struggles to accept them while they, especially her mother & father, welcome her with open hearts although restrained in interaction with her. Buy, Jul 01, 2009 She is put into the position of having to form relationships with strangers who are actually her closest family. 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. Your display name should be at least 2 characters long. Janie breaks up with Reeve, refusing to speak to him again. Now they want their daughter back. 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. I read the first book in this series, "The Face on the Milk Carton," because year after year, I would see it on the summer reading list for a local school. Whatever Happened to Janie begins when Janie is introduced to her biological family, the Springs. Clark. 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. The Jennie Spring/Janie Johnson series is a series of a young adult novels written by Caroline B. Cooney. Hannah’s parents said if they had talked about faith, Hannah might have become a nun or the kind of person who spent life in religious contemplation based on her thoughtful personality. 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. A poignant story, deeply reminiscent of Conrad Ricther's classic novel "The Light in the Forest," "Whatever Happened to Janie" makes for stirring reading. Jodie and Stephen decide to act on their desire for revenge by hunting for Hannah and turning her in to the police. No one ever paid attention to the faces of missing children on milk cartons. Hannah joins a cult, which is briefly explained as a sort of religious group that brainwashes its members and directs all aspects of their lives. She discovered that she was kidnapped as a child, and now she is back with her birth family, the Springs. Caroline B. Cooney is the author of Family Reunion; Goddess of Yesterday (an ALA Notable Children’s Book); The Ransom of Mercy Carter; Tune in Anytime; Burning Up; The Face on the Milk Carton (an IRA-CBC Children’s Choice Book) and its companions, Whatever Happened to Janie? Frank Johnson has had a heart attack and stroke and Janie is asked by the distraught Miranda to help with the bills. She goes to Mass with them and finds it a strange way to spend an hour. Stephen is a teen, still angry about the way a missing sister has impacted his life. This prayer was really to the Lord. Anyway, an impoprtant issue is raised; what happens when birth parents want custody of a child who has been raised by other parents? A teenager's reality and sense of who she is is suddenly changed. They attend mass and pray before meals. 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. The Lord’s name is used in vain several times. The Face on the Milk Carton (Janie Johnson, #1), Whatever Happened to Janie? No one ever paid attention to the faces of missing children on milk cartons. He blames Jennie for ruining their lives. In this second in the series, Janie (Jennie) has returned to her real home & family, the Springs, from whom she was kidnapped. By this time Janie is going to college under her legal name, Jennie Spring, though she prefers to remain Janie to her friends and acquaintances. Jodie loves her family and town, and thinks they're really neat. Although she finds them kind, loving people, she resists getting close to them for fear of betraying her other parents. Thanks! is the exciting sequel to 'The Face on The Milk Carton. She also has some trouble adjusting. and made into a for-television film called The Face on the Milk Carton, distributed by Fox Family (now Freeform), directed by Waris Hussein and starring Kellie Martin. But it is.With the mystery of her kidnapping now unraveled, Janie’s story continues, and the nightmare is not over. Everyone is told to ignore the writer, but Brendan, Janie's brother, meets with one of the writer's assistants, only to find out the man who was supposedly the author of the book didn't even know about the book himself.