Orbiting Jupiter

When Jack meets his new foster brother, he already knows three things about him:

  • Joseph almost killed a teacher
  • He was incarcerated at a place called Stone Mountain.
  • He has a daughter.  Her name is Jupiter.  He has never seen her.

What Jack doesn’t know, at first, is how desperate Joseph is to find his baby girl.  Or how urgently he, Jack, will want to help.  But the past can’t be shaken off.  Even as new bonds form, old wounds reopen.  The search for Jupiter demands more from Jack than he can imagine.


Gary D. Schmidt

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  • Longlisted for the Carnegie Medal 2016