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National Missing Children's Day

May 25th is National Missing Children's Day and it's also the release of The Tension of Opposites by Kristina McBride.

About the Book:

The Tension of Opposites (Egmont USA) is set in McBride’s hometown of Centerville, Ohio and tells the story of Tessa’s best friend Noelle, who escapes captivity and comes home two years after being declared missing and presumed dead. Upon her return she’s not the same girl Tessa remembered. As Tessa struggles to revive their friendship, she has a hard time balancing her desire to protect Noelle and the need to live her own life.

Check out the book trailer:


And stop by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children's website and see how you can get involved this year in helping bring kids home.

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